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Title Nature and the Victorian imagination / edited by U.C. Knoepflmacher and G.B. Tennyson.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c1977.

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Description xxiii, 519 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents [1.] The mind's eye: Images of nature: a photo-essay / Charles Millard -- [2.] The taming of space: Felicitous space: the cottage controversy / George H. Ford -- Imagination in the suburb / Walter L. Creese -- The domestication of nature: five houses in the Lake District / Ellen E. Frank -- [3.] Explorations: The Arctic sublime / Chauncey C. Loomis -- Mid-Victorians amongst the Alps / David Robertson -- High and low: Ruskin and the novelists / George Levine -- "A surprising transformation": Dickens and the hearth / Robert L. Patten -- The interior garden and John Stuart Mill / Andrew Griffin -- [4.] Systems of knowledge: The rich economy of nature: chemistry in the nineteenth century / Trevor H. Levere -- Concepts of physical nature: John Herschel to Karl Pearson / David B. Wilson -- The human significance of biology: Carpenter, Darwin, and the vera causa / Roger Smith -- The humanist at bay: the Arnold-Huxley debate / R.H. Super -- A science against sciences: Ruskin's floral mythology / Frederick Kirchhoff -- "The perfection of species" and Hardy's Tess / Bruce Johnson -- [5.] Redefinitions: Victorian landscape painting: a change in outlook / W.F. Axton -- "Half sick of shadows": the aesthetic dialogue in pre-Raphaelite painting / Martin Meisel -- The rainbow: a problematic image / George P. Landow -- The sacramental imagination / G.B. Tennyson -- Mutations of the Wordsworthian child of nature / U.C. Knoepflmacher -- Browning and the altered romantic landscape / Lawrence Poston III -- Nature and the linguistic moment / J. Hillis Miller -- [6.] Toward the twentieth century: Lawrence's vital source: nature and character in Thomas Hardy / John Paterson -- "That strange abstraction, nature": T.S. Eliot's Victorian inheritance / A. Walton Litz -- Afterglow and aftermath / the editors.
Subject Aesthetics, British -- 19th century.
Nature (Aesthetics) -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Nature photography -- History -- 19th century.
Painting, Victorian -- Great Britain.
Added Author Knoepflmacher, U. C.
Tennyson, G. B.
ISBN 0520032292 : $25.00