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From Faust to Strangelove: Representations of the Scientist in Western Literature

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They were mad, of course. Or evil. Or godless, amoral, arrogant, impersonal, and inhuman. At best, they were well-intentioned but blind to the dangers of forces they barely controlled. They were Faust and Frankenstein, Jekyll and Moreau, Caligari and Strangelove--the scientists of film and fiction, cultural archetypes that reflected ancient fears of tampering with the unkn ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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