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Title Human forms : the novel in the age of evolution / Ian Duncan.
Author Duncan, Ian, 1955- author.
Publication Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2019]
Description xiii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 809.3033 D
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-278) and index.
Contents Introduction. The human age -- Chapter 1. The form of man. Conjecture, history, science, fiction ; The faculty of perfection ; The formation of humanity ; The paragon of animals -- Chapter 2. The form of the novel. Novelistic revolution ; Bildungsroman ; Infinity or totality ; The classical form of the historical novel ; The dignity of the human race, the glory of the world ; Dark unhappy ones -- Chapter 3. Lamarckian historical romance. Of Paris ; Retrograde evolution ; Reading in the dark ; Le grotesque au revers du sublime ; The great book of mankind -- Chapter 4. Dickens : transformist. No humanity here ; The poetry of science ; Dickens's teratology ; The prose of the world ; Visionary dreariness ; The noise of the world -- Chapter 5. George Eliot's science fiction. We belated historians ; Knowledge and its languages ; Species consciousness ; An intellectual passion ; Involuntary, palpitating life ; An inherited yearning ; Shadows of the coming race.
Subject European fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
European fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and science -- History -- 19th century.
Humanity in literature.
Evolution (Biology) in literature.
European fiction. (OCoLC)fst00916731
Evolution (Biology) in literature. (OCoLC)fst00917331
Humanity in literature. (OCoLC)fst00963662
Literature and science. (OCoLC)fst01000093
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9780691175072 (hardcover) :
0691175071 (hardcover)

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