The Routledge Companion to Literature and Science

Half I: Literatures and sciences
1 AI and ALife-JOHN JOHNSTON
2 Alchemy-MARK S. MORRISSON
3 Biology-SABINE SIELKE
4 Chaos and complexity theory-IRA LIVINGSTON
5 Chemistry-JAY LABINGER
6 weather science-ROBERT MARKLEY
7 Cognitive science-JOSEPH TABBI
8 Cybernetics-SØREN BRIER
9 Ecology-STACY ALAIMO
10 Evolution-DAVID AMIGONI
11 Genetics-JUDITH ROOF
12 Geology-STEPHEN A. NORWICK
13 details theory-PHILIPP SCHWEIGHAUSER
14 Mathematics-BRIAN ROTMAN
15 Medicine-GEORGE ROUSSEAU
16 Nanotechnology-COLIN MILBURN
17 Physics-DIRK VANDERBEKE
18 Psychoanalysis-ARKADY PLOTNITSKY
19 platforms theory-BRUCE CLARKE
20 Thermodynamics-JOHN BRUNI

PART II: Disciplinary and theoretical approaches
21 Agricultural studies-SUSAN M. SQUIER
22 Animal studies-RICHARD NASH
23 paintings connections-ROBERT PEPPERELL
24 Cultural technology studies-MAUREEN MCNEIL
25 Deconstruction-VICKI KIRBY
26 E-literature-JOSEPH TABBI
27 Feminist technology studies-SUSAN M. SQUIER AND MELISSA M. LITTLEFIELD
28 online game studies-GORDON CALLEJA AND IVAN CALLUS
29 historical past of science-HENNING SCHMIDGEN
30 Media studies-MARK B.N. HANSEN
31 Philosophy of science-ALFRED NORDMANN
32 Posthumanism-NEIL BADMINGTON
33 technological know-how fiction-LISA YASZEK
34 Semiotics-PAUL COBLEY

PART III: classes and cultures
35 Greece and Rome-EMMA GEE
36 center a long time and early Renaissance-ARIELLE SAIBER
37 medical “revolution” I: Copernicus to Boyle-ALVIN SNIDER
38 medical “revolution” II: Newton to Laplace-LUCINDA COLE
39 Romanticism-NOAH HERINGMAN
40 Industrialism-VIRGINIA RICHTER
41 Russia-KENNETH J. KNOESPEL
42 Japan-THOMAS LAMARRE
43 Modernism-T. HUGH CRAWFORD
44 Postmodernism-STEFAN HERBRECHTER

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The Burning Air: A Novel

By Erin Kelly

“Erin Kelly is a heavily sturdy author, and this gripping novel is her top yet.” —Sophie Hannah, writer of type of Cruel

A stand-out writer of deeply atmospheric mental thrillers, Erin Kelly is on her strategy to becoming a member of the bestselling ranks of Kate Atkinson and Barbara Vine. beforehand, the MacBride kinfolk has led a comfortable lifetime of upper-class privilege: beauty; tuition-free schooling on the prestigious inner most institution the place their father, Rowan, is headmaster; an altruistic righteousness inherited from their mom, Justice of the Peace Lydia. but if the MacBrides assemble for the 1st time seeing that Lydia’s passing at their restored barn within the secluded nation-state, the relatives discovers a stranger of their midst: a stranger who's confident that Lydia was once a murderer—and who has been plotting a wonderful revenge which could shatter their international endlessly.

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Complete Works of Nikolai Gogol (The World's Greatest Writers)

By Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol

This targeted booklet offers the full FICTIONAL works of Nikolai Gogol, with attractive illustrations and informative introductions.
* fantastically illustrated with pictures with regards to Gogol's existence and works
* Concise introductions to the novels and different works
* the total novels, tales and performs, with contents tables - many showing for the 1st time in electronic print
* photos of the way the books have been first revealed, giving your eReader a style of the unique texts
* first-class formatting of the texts
* precise chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the fast stories
* simply find the fast tales you must read
* detailed feedback part, with essays comparing Gogol’s contribution to literature
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
CONTENTS:
The Novels
TARAS BULBA
DEAD SOULS
The brief tale Collections
EVENINGS ON A FARM close to DIKANKA
ARABESQUES
MIRGOROD
UNCOLLECTED brief STORIES
The brief Stories
LIST OF brief tales IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF brief tales IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The Plays
MARRIAGE
THE GAMBLERS
THE executive INSPECTOR
The Criticism
GOGOL via IVAN PANIN
EXTRACT FROM ‘ESSAYS ON RUSSIAN NOVELISTS’ by way of WILLIAM LYON PHELPS

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The Days of Anna Madrigal: A Novel (Tales of the City)

By Armistead Maupin

The Days of Anna Madrigal, the suspenseful, comedian, and touching 9th novel in Armistead Maupin’s bestselling “Tales of the town” sequence, follows considered one of glossy literature’s such a lot unforgettable and enduring characters—Anna Madrigal, the mythical transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane—as she embarks on a highway journey that would take her deep into her past.

Now ninety-two, and devoted to the idea of “leaving like a lady,” Mrs. Madrigal has probably discovered peace along with her “logical kin” in San Francisco: her committed younger caretaker Jake Greenleaf; her former tenant Brian Hawkins and his daughter Shawna; and Michael Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton, who've recognized and enjoyed Anna for almost 4 decades.

Some contributors of Anna’s kin are sure for the otherworldly panorama of Burning guy, the paintings group in Nevada’s Black Rock wilderness the place 60,000 revelers assemble to build a urban designed to final just one week. Anna herself has one other vacation spot in brain: a lonely stretch of highway open air of Winnemucca the place the 16-year-old boy she as soon as was once ran clear of the whorehouse he known as domestic. With Brian and his beat-up RV, she trips into the dusty stricken middle of her melancholy early life to unearth a life of secrets and techniques and goals and attend to unfinished company she has lengthy avoided.

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All My Sons (Penguin Classics)

By Arthur Miller

Joe Keller and Steve Deever, companions in a computing device store in the course of global conflict II, grew to become out faulty plane components, inflicting the deaths of many males. Deever was once despatched to criminal whereas Keller escaped punishment and went again to company, making himself very prosperous within the resulting years. In Miller’s  work of great energy, a love affair among Keller's son, Chris, and Ann Deever, Steve’s daughter, the bitterness of George Keller, who returns from the battle to discover his father in criminal and his father's accomplice loose, and the response of a son to his father's guilt strengthen towards a climax of electrifying intensity.
 
Winner of the Drama Critics' Award for top New Play in 1947, All My Sons tested Arthur Miller as a number one voice within the American theater. All My Sons brought subject matters that thread via Miller's paintings as a complete: the relationships among fathers and sons and the clash among company and private ethics. This variation gains an advent through Christopher Bigsby.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through background and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts improved through introductions and notes through unique students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations by way of award-winning translators.

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Time Out of Joint

By Philip K. Dick

"Marvelous, terrifying enjoyable, in particular if you’ve ever suspected that the area is an unreal build outfitted completely to maintain you from understanding who you actually are. Which it truly is, of course."—Rolling Stone

Ragle Gumm has a distinct activity: each day he wins a newspaper contest. And whilst he isn’t consulting his charts and tables, he enjoys his existence in a small city in 1959. at the least, that’s what he thinks. yet then unusual issues commence taking place. He unearths a yellow pages the place all of the numbers were disconnected, and article a couple of well-known starlet he’s by no means heard of named Marilyn Monroe. Plus, daily gadgets are starting to disappear and are changed by way of strips of paper with phrases written on them like "bowl of plants" and "soft drink stand." while Ragle skips city to aim to discover the reason for those strange occurrences, his discovery can make him query every thing he has ever known.

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Born Weird

By Andrew Kaufman

The Weirds have continually been a bit off, yet no longer considered one of them ever suspected that they'd been cursed through their grandmother.

At the instant of the births of her 5 grandchildren Annie bizarre gave each a different strength. Richard, the oldest, constantly retains secure; Abba constantly has desire; Lucy isn't misplaced and Kent can beat a person in a struggle. As for Angie, she regularly forgives, immediately. yet through the years those so-called benefits ended up ruining their lives.

Now Annie is demise and he or she has one final activity for Angie: assemble her far-flung brothers and sisters and gather them in her grandmother's sanatorium room in order that in the mean time of her loss of life, she will be able to raise those blessings-turned-curses. And Angie has simply weeks to do it.

What follows is a quest like no different, tearing up highways and racing via airports, from a sketchy Winnipeg nursing domestic to the small island state of Upliffta, from the family's crumbling ancestral Toronto mansion to a hotel referred to as Love. and there's additionally the hunt for the reply to the best kinfolk secret of all: what relatively occurred to their father, whose maroon Maserati was once fished out of a lake such a lot of years in the past?

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The Cambridge Introduction to Chekhov (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)

By James N. Loehlin

Chekhov is greatly stated as essentially the most influential literary figures of contemporary occasions. Russia's preeminent playwright, he performed an important function in revolutionizing the fashionable theatre. His impression on prose fiction writing is incalculable: he helped outline the trendy brief tale. starting with an enticing account of Chekhov's existence and cultural context in nineteenth-century Russia, this booklet introduces the reader to this attention-grabbing and complicated character. in contrast to a lot feedback of Chekhov, it comprises specific discussions of either his fiction and his performs. The creation lines his concise, impressionistic prose variety from early comedian sketches to mature works corresponding to 'Ward No. 6' and 'In the Ravine'. analyzing Chekhov's improvement as a dramatist, the ebook considers his one-act vaudevilles and early works, whereas supplying a close, act-by-act research of the masterpieces on which his popularity rests: The Seagull, Uncle Vanya, 3 Sisters and The Cherry Orchard.

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