Electrical romanticism

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Goodall, Jane. 2008. "Electrical romanticism." Knellwolf, Christa and Goodall, Jane (ed.) Frankenstein's science: experimentation and discovery in romantic culture, 1780-1830. Aldershot, United Kingdom. Ashgate Publishing Limited. pp. 117-132
Chapter Title

Electrical romanticism

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID1202
Book TitleFrankenstein's science: experimentation and discovery in romantic culture, 1780-1830
Authors
AuthorGoodall, Jane
EditorsKnellwolf, Christa and Goodall, Jane
Page Range117-132
Chapter Number8
Number of Pages16
Year2008
PublisherAshgate Publishing Limited
Place of PublicationAldershot, United Kingdom
ISBN9780754654476
Abstract

This collection takes a very different approach to the novel, seeking to reopen the question of how science and scientific ambition are portrayed in the story by offering a range of historical perspectives, based on detailed accounts of areas of scientific knowledge that are relevant to it.

Keywordsfiction; novels; sciences; scientific knowledge
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020470514. Literary theory
500204. History and philosophy of science
500309. Metaphysics
Public Notes

© Christa Knellwolf and Jane Goodall 2008. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise without the prior permission of the publisher.

Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Western Sydney
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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