One Culture
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One Culture Essays in Science and Literature by George Levine

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .
Written in English


  • Impact of science & technology on society,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • English literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature And Science,
  • Science in literature,
  • Literary Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9674554M
ISBN 100299113000
ISBN 109780299113001

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