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Darwin, Literature and Victorian Respectability

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ISBN-10: 0521128854

ISBN-13: 9780521128858

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gowan Dawson

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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Gowan Dawson is a senior lecturer in Victorian studies at the University of Leicester, UK.

Introduction: Darwinian science and Victorian respectability
Charles Darwin, Algernon Charles Swinburne and sexualised responses to evolution
John Tyndall, Walter Pater and the nineteenth-century revival of paganism
Darwinism, Victorian freethought and the Obscene Publications Act
The refashioning of William Kingdon Clifford's posthumous reputation
T. H. Huxley, Henry Maudsley and the pathologisation of aestheticism