Weekend Exclusive! Take 5% Off. Get the code »

Giants of the Past: Popular Fictions and the Idea of Evolution

by

Write The First Customer Review

This book considers the ways in which the idea of evolution has been used in popular fiction, focusing mainly on novels of the Victorian and Edwardian periods but also including a closing section on Steven Spielberg's first two Jurassic Park films. The book's overall argument is that in many of these texts the version of origins proffered by Darwinian theory is suggestively played off against both the version of human origins offered by Milton (and, the book suggests, implicitly supported by Shakespeare) and the version of ...

Giants of the Past: Popular Fictions and the Idea of Evolution 2004, Bucknell University Press,U.S., Cranbury

ISBN-13: 9780838755761

Hardcover

Select
Giants of the Past: Popular Fictions and the Idea of Evolution 2004, Bucknell University Press

ISBN-13: 9781611482034

Hardcover

Select