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Loving faster than light : romance and readers in Einstein's universe / Katy Price.

Author/Creator:
Price, Katy.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012.
Format/Description:
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xi, 231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882-1944 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Empson, William, 1906-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Relativity (Physics) in literature.
Relativity (Physics) -- Press coverage.
Literature and science.
English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Pulp literature, English -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Light caught bending: Relativity in the newspapers
Einstein for the tired business man: exposition in magazines
Cracks in the cosmos: space and time in pulp fiction
A lady on Neptune: Arthur Eddington's talkative universe
A freak sort of planet: Dorothy L. Sayers's cosmic bachelors
Talking to Mars: William Empson's astronomy love poems
Conclusion: Dreaming the future.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9780226680736 (cloth)
0226680738 (cloth)
9780226680750 (e-book)
0226680754 (e-book)
OCLC:
779530021