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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: $38.95
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
Notes
Bibliography
Index