Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England

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""Dying to Know" is the work of a distinguished scholar, at the peak of his powers, who is intimately familiar with his materials, and whose knowledge of Victorian fiction and scientific thought is remarkable. This elegant and evocative look at the move toward objectivity first pioneered by Descartes sheds new light on some old and still perplexing problems in modern science." Bernard Lightman, York University, Canada In "Dying to Know," eminent critic George Levine makes a landmark contribution to the history and theory ...

Dying to Know: Scientific Epistemology and Narrative in Victorian England 2002, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226475363

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