Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era Bodies of Knowledge

ISBN-10: 0521039959

ISBN-13: 9780521039956

Edition: N/A

Authors: Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee, Peter J. Kitson

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The authors of this study examine the massive impact of colonial exploration upon British scientific and literary activity between the 1760s and 1830s. This broad-ranging survey will appeal to literary and cultural studies scholars.
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/23/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 348
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Tim Fulford is a Professor of English at De Montfort University, Leicester. He has published widely on Romantic and eighteenth-century literature and culture. He is editor of The Banks of Wye: A Critical Edition (2012) and co-editor of Robert Southey: Later Poetical Works, 1811 1838 (2012).

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
A note on the text
Frequently cited texts
Introduction: bodies of knowledge
Exploration, Science and Literature
Sir Joseph Banks and his networks
Tahiti in London
London in Tahiti: tools of power
Indian flowers and Romantic Orientalism
Mental travellers: Banks, African exploration and the Romantic imagination
Banks, Bligh and the breadfruit: slave plantations, tropical islands and the rhetoric of Romanticism
Exploration, headhunting and race theory: the skull beneath the skin
Theories of terrestrial magnetism and the search for the poles
British Science and Literature in the Context of Empire
'Man electrified man': Romantic revolution and the legacy of Benjamin Franklin
The beast within: vaccination, Romanticism and the Jenneration of disease
Britain's little black boys and the technologies of benevolence
Conclusion
Notes
Index
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