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Sins against science : the scientific media hoaxes of Poe, Twain, and others / Lynda Walsh.

Author/Creator:
Olman, Lynda C. (Lynda Christine), 1971-
Publication:
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
SUNY series, Studies in scientific and technical communication
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Subjects:
Scientific literature.
Science news.
Impostors and imposture in literature.
Contents:
A brief natural history of hoaxing
Method
Poe's hoaxing and the construction of readerships
Mark Twain and the social mechanics of laughter
The hoaxes of Dan de Quille: building and defending the west
The mechanics of hoaxing.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-290) and index.
ISBN:
0791468771 (alk. paper)
079146878X (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
62408495
Publisher Number:
9780791468777
9780791468784