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Makers of Nineteenth Century Culture

1st Edition

Edited by Justin Wintle Esq, Justin Wintle

Routledge

736 pages

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Hardback: 9780415265843
pub: 2001-10-04
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This volume provides a critical examination of the lives and works of the leading novelists, poets, dramatists, artists, philosophers, social thinkers, mathematicians and scientists of the period. The subjects are assessed in the light of their cultural importance, and each entry is deliberately interpretative, making this work both an essential reference tool and an engaging collection of essays.

Figures covered include: Marx, Wagner,Darwin, Malthus, Balzac, Jane Austen, Nietzsche, Babbage, Edgar Allan Poe, Ruskin, Schleiermacher, Herbert Spencer, Harriet Martineau and Oscar Wilde.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
REF004000
REFERENCE / Bibliographies & Indexes
SOC023000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Reference
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies