The Evolutionary Imagination in Late-Victorian Novels: An Entangled Bank

The Evolutionary Imagination in Late-Victorian Novels: An Entangled Bank

by John Glendening

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409489757
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 04/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

John Glendening is Professor of English at the University of Montana, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Prologue: Tierra del Fuego, 1832-33; Introduction; 'Green confusion': evolution and entanglement in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau; The entangled heroine of Hardy's Tess of the D'Urbervilles; What ' "modernity" cannot kill': evolution and primitivism in Stoker's Dracula; Death and the jungle in Conrad's early fiction; Conclusion; Epilogue: Galapagos 1835 (2004); Works cited; Index.

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