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Useful knowledge [electronic resource] : the Victorians, morality, and the march of intellect / Alan Rauch.

Author/Creator:
Rauch, Alan.
Publication:
Durham : Duke University Press, 2001.
Series:
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (305 p.)
Subjects:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Knowledge, Theory of, in literature.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Learning and scholarship in literature.
Intellectuals in literature.
Ethics in literature.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A statement on how "knowledge" is socialized and assimilated by a culture, investigating popular and canonical fiction, early encyclopedias, and other popular efforts at mass education and knowledge dissemination.
Contents:
Knowledge and the novel
Food for thought : the dissemination of knowledge in the early nineteenth century
Science in the popular novel : Jane Webb Loudon's The mummy!
The monstrous body of knowledge : Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
Lessons learned in class : Charlotte Brontë's The professor
The tailor transformed : Charles Kingsley's Alton Locke
Destiny as an unmapped river : George Eliot's The mill on the floss.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-277) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
ISBN:
1-282-92000-6
9786612920004
0-8223-8315-2
OCLC:
850215566
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822383154 doi
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