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Worm Work : Recasting Romanticism

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Worm Work : Recasting Romanticism
Title
Worm Work
Title remainder
Recasting Romanticism
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Worms. Natural history is riddled with them. Literature is crawling with them. From antiquity to today, the ubiquitous and multiform worm provokes an immediate discomfort and unconscious distancing: it remains us against them in anthropocentric anxiety. So there is always something muddled, or dirty, or even offensive when talking about worms. Rehabilitating the lowly worm into a powerful aesthetic trope, Janelle A. Schwartz proposes a new framework for understanding such a strangely animate nature. Worms, she declares, are the very matter with which the Romantics rethought the relationship be
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Schwartz, Janelle A
Dewey number
809.9145
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Romanticism
  • Nature in literature
  • Literature and science
  • Literature and science
Label
Worm Work : Recasting Romanticism
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: VermiCulture; 1. Transitional Tropes: The Nature of Life in European Romantic Thought; 2. "Unchanging but in Form": The Aesthetic Episteme of Erasmus Darwin; 3. "Not without Some Repugnancy, and a Fluctuating Mind": Trembley's Polyp and the Practice of Eighteenth-Century Taxonomy; 4. "Art Thou but a Worm?" Blake and the Question Concerning Taxonomy; 5. A Diet of Worms; or, Frankenstein and the Matter of a Vile Romanticism; Conclusion: "Wherefore All This Wormy Circumstance?"; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N
  • OP; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
ocn818115228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816682959
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818115228
Label
Worm Work : Recasting Romanticism
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: VermiCulture; 1. Transitional Tropes: The Nature of Life in European Romantic Thought; 2. "Unchanging but in Form": The Aesthetic Episteme of Erasmus Darwin; 3. "Not without Some Repugnancy, and a Fluctuating Mind": Trembley's Polyp and the Practice of Eighteenth-Century Taxonomy; 4. "Art Thou but a Worm?" Blake and the Question Concerning Taxonomy; 5. A Diet of Worms; or, Frankenstein and the Matter of a Vile Romanticism; Conclusion: "Wherefore All This Wormy Circumstance?"; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N
  • OP; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
ocn818115228
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816682959
Note
Oxford University Press
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818115228

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