Useful knowledge : the Victorians, morality, and the march of intellect /

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Main Author: Rauch, Alan.
Format: Book
Published:Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2001.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Knowledge and the Novel
  • 1. Food for Thought: The Dissemination of Knowledge in the Early Nineteenth Century
  • 2. Science in the Popular Novel: Jane Webb Loudon's The Mummy!
  • 3. The Monstrous Body of Knowledge: Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
  • 4. Lessons Learned in Class: Charlotte BrontĂ«'s The Professor
  • 5. The Tailor Transformed: Charles Kingsley's Alton Locke
  • 6. Destiny as an Unmapped River: George Eliot's The Mill on the Floss
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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