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The starry sky within : astronomy and the reach of the mind in Victorian literature / Anna Henchman.

Henchman, Anna, (author.).
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Subject: English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Astronomy in literature.

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  • ISBN: 9780191770449 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: 'The Starry Sky Within' is an innovative study of previously unexplored connections between 19th-century astronomy and British literature. Astronomers in the 19th-century revealed a staggeringly mobile world extending far beyond the scope of human vision and Anna Henchman examines how this discovery inspired the novelists of the day.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 28, 2014).
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