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Author Mitchell, Robert, 1969-

Title Experimental life : vitalism in Romantic science and literature / Robert Mitchell
Published Baltimore : The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013
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Contents Romanticism, art, and experiments -- Suspended animation, slow time, and the poetics of trance -- A cold northern breeze: life, orientation, and abandoned experiments -- Chylopoeisis: nausea, digestion, and the collapsurgence of system -- The media of life -- Cryptogamia -- Conclusion: biopolitics and experimental vitalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Life in literature.
Literature and science -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Romanticism -- England.
Vitalism in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421410893 (electronic bk.)
1421410893 (electronic)
9781421410890 (electronic bk.)