Modernist Life Histories: Biological Theory and the Experimental Bildungsroman (Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernist Culture) (Hardcover)

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Provides a unique perspective on the Bildungsroman, one of the most discussed genres in recent scholarly work on modernism. Approaches the study of science and literature with exceptionally close attention to the details of scientific models, their cultural appropriations, and their political implications. Makes the first thoroughgoing argument for twentieth-century biology as a positive influence on modernist poetics and ethics.

About the Author


Trained in biology, Daniel Aureliano Newman researches and teaches modern and contemporary literature, with a focus on Literature & Science and narrative theory. His research has appeared in several literary and scientific journals including Style, Journal of Narrative Studies, Twentieth-Century Literature, Oikos and American Journal of Botany.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781474439619
ISBN-10: 1474439616
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication Date: December 5th, 2018
Pages: 248
Language: English
Series: Edinburgh Critical Studies in Modernist Culture