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The Resource Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges, Allen Thiher

Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges, Allen Thiher

Label
Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges
Title
Fiction refracts science
Title remainder
modernist writers from Proust to Borges
Statement of responsibility
Allen Thiher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines the relationship between science and the fiction developed by modernists, including Musil, Proust, Kafka, and Joyce. Looks at Pascalian and Newtonian cosmology, Darwinism, epistemology, relativity theory, quantum mechanics, the development of modernist and postmodern fiction, positivism, and finally works by Woolf, Faulkner, and Borges"--Provided by publisher
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Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thiher, Allen
Dewey number
809/.9336
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN3352.S34
LC item number
T55 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature and science
  • Science in literature
  • Fiction
  • Littérature et sciences
  • Sciences dans la littérature
  • Roman
  • TRAVEL
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Fiction
  • Literature and science
  • Science in literature
  • Letterkunde
  • Exacte wetenschappen
Label
Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges, Allen Thiher
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : prefatory thoughts on two or more cultures -- What the modernists knew about the history of science from Pascal to Heisenberg -- Robert Musil and the dilemma of modernist epistemology -- Proust, Poincaré, and contingency -- Kafka's search for laws -- James Joyce and the laws of everything -- Modernist thought experiments after Joyce -- Conclusion : science and postmodernity
Control code
64711713
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 297 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826264695
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)64711713
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges, Allen Thiher
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-285) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : prefatory thoughts on two or more cultures -- What the modernists knew about the history of science from Pascal to Heisenberg -- Robert Musil and the dilemma of modernist epistemology -- Proust, Poincaré, and contingency -- Kafka's search for laws -- James Joyce and the laws of everything -- Modernist thought experiments after Joyce -- Conclusion : science and postmodernity
Control code
64711713
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 297 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826264695
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)64711713
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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