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The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science

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With forty-four newly commissioned articles from an international cast of leading scholars, The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science traces the network of connections among literature, science, technology, mathematics, and medicine. Divided into three main sections, this volume:

links diverse literatures to scientific disciplines from Artificial Intelligence to Thermodynamicssurveys current theoretical and disciplinary approaches from Animal Studies to Semioticstraces the history and culture of literature and science from Greece and Rome to Postmodernism.

Ranging from classical origins and modern revolutions to current developments in cultural science studies and the posthumanities, this indispensible volume offers a comprehensive resource for undergraduates, postgraduates, and researchers.

With authoritative, accessible, and succinct treatments of the sciences in their literary dimensions and cultural frameworks, here is the essential guide to this vibrant area of study.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary reference worksEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary theoryScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPhilosophy of science Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 19/04/2012 ISBN-13: 9780415509596  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Bruce Clarke is the Paul Whitfield Horn Professor of Literature and Science at Texas Tech University, and a past president of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Manuela Rossini is Scientific Coordinator of the Graduate School of the Humanities at the University of Bern, and Executive Director of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Europe.

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