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Author Schwartz, Janelle A.
Title Worm work : recasting Romanticism / Janelle A. Schwartz.
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2012.
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 Floor4  PN603 .S27 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxv, 277 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Transitional tropes: the nature of life in European romantic thought -- "Unchanging but in form": the aesthetic episteme of Erasmus Darwin -- "Not without some repugnancy, and a fluctuating mind": Trembley's polyp and the practice of eighteenth-century taxonomy -- "Art thou but a worm?": Blake and the question concerning taxonomy -- A diet of worms; or, Frankenstein and the matter of a vile romanticism.
Subject Romanticism -- Europe.
Nature in literature.
Literature and science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and science -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780816673209 (hc : acid-free paper)
0816673209 (hc : acid-free paper)
9780816673216 (pb : acid-free paper)
0816673217 (pb : acid-free paper)
OCLC number 779740324