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The physics of possibility : Victorian fiction, science, and gender /
Michael Tondre.
imprint
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2018.
description
ix, 230 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0813941458, 9780813941455, 9780813941462
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imprint
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2018.
isbn
0813941458
9780813941455
9780813941462
contents note
Introduction: developmental logics -- The lost futures of the novel: negated potential in Richard Feverel -- "The interval of expectation": Armadale and the history of the present -- "A nat'ral born friend": the evolution of community in Dombey and Son -- George Eliot's "Fine excess": Middlemarch, energy, and incalculable diffusion -- Conclusion: "The varying experiments of time".
abstract
"This book charts the discovery of probability and chance in Victorian science and its influence on the literature and culture of the period." --
catalogue key
11899310
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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