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Gold, Barri J., 1966-
ThermoPoetics : energy in Victorian literature and science / Barri J. Gold
Alternate Title Energy in Victorian literature and science
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR468.S34 G65 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Physics in literature
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description x, 343 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-319) and index
Contents The consolation of physics : discovery -- Introduction: That thing we do -- Tennyson's thermodynamic solution -- Energy and empire : applications -- Grand unified theories, or, who's got GUTs? -- The reign of force -- A far better rest : equilibrium and entropy in A tale of two cities -- The engine and the demon : transformations -- Bleak house : the novel as engine -- Bodies in heat : demons, women, and emergent order

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