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Unified Fields [electronic resource]: Science and Literary Form

Janine Rogers
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Ithaca : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780773544222 (bound), 9780773544239 (pbk.), 9780773596498 (epdf), 9780773596504 (epub)
Summary
Through a series of close readings of poetry and prose, Unified Fields demonstrates that formal structures in literature can relate to scientific concepts through their essential interpretive functions.--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • pt. 1. Formal strategies for literature and science
  • Literary form and science
  • Turtles, giants, dwarves, and pearls : the Poiesis of science and literature
  • pt. 2. Poetry
  • Beauty bare : the sonnet form, geometry, and aesthetics / Janine Rogers with Matthew Chiasson
  • Life forms : Elizabeth Bishop's "Sestina" and DNA structure
  • The matter of matter : the atomic sequences of Shane Rhodes and Edwin Morgan
  • pt. 3. Prose
  • Beautiful infestations : Margaret Atwood's Cat's eye, entomology, and the superorganism
  • Crazy love : Ronald Wright's A scientific romance in time
  • The grandeur in this view of life : consciousness and literary form in Ian McEwan's Saturday.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-229) and index.
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