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American literature and the universe of force / Ronald E. Martin.


Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0822304511

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Subjects Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918.
American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945.
Literatur.
Literature and science.
Littérature américaine -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature et sciences.
London, Jack, 1876-1916 -- Criticism and interpretation.
London, Jack, 1876-1916.
Naturalism in literature.
Naturalisme dans la littérature.
Naturalismus.
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Norris, Frank, 1870-1902.
Philosophie dans la littérature.
Philosophy in literature.
USA.
Description xviii, 284 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-277) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Prologue: Vernacular force -- Nineteenth-century science and the conservation of force -- Herbert Spencer's universe of force -- The Americanization of the universe of force -- Henry Adams: intimations of the absurd in the universe of force -- Frank Norris: naive omniscience and the universe of force -- Jack London: radical individualism and social justice in the universe of force -- Theodore Dreiser: at home in the universe of force.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7555083
(OCoLC)ocm07555083
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Martin, Ronald E., 1933-
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