Resistance to science in contemporary American poetry by Bryan Walpert

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Published by Routledge in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Literature and science,
  • History and criticism,
  • Science in literature,
  • American poetry,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementBryan Walpert
SeriesRoutledge interdisciplinary perspectives on literature -- 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS310.S33 W36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24917828M
ISBN 109780415893343, 9780203161555
LC Control Number2011020522

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