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Wordsworth and the Geologists.

By: [WORDSWORTH, William] WYATT, John.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Cambridge:, Cambridge University Press, (1995).: 1995

Seller ID: S12831

ISBN: 0521472598

8vo. xiv, 268 pp. Frontis., illus., bibliography, index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0521472598 "Examination of the links between literary history and science provides valuable new insights for scholars across a range of disciplines. John Wyatt explores the unexpectedly close relationship between William Wordsworth and a group of scientists in the formative years of the new science of geology. Wyatt's study of this personal and intellectual friendship challenges the simplistic opposition between Romantic-literary and scientific-materialist cultures, and shows how di... View more info