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Frankenstein's Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture, 1780-1830

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"The essays in this volume by leading writers in their fields provide new historical scholarship into areas of science and pseudo-science that generated fierce controversy in Mary Shelley's time: anatomy, electricity, medicine, teratology, Mesmerism, quackery and proto-evolutionary biology." The collection embraces a multifaceted view of the exciting cultural climate in ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published August 25th 2017 by Routledge (first published April 22nd 2008)
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For the primatologist, see Dame Jane Goodall.

Professor Jane Goodall (b.1951) is a researcher at the Writing and Society Research Centre of Western Sydney University, Australia.

Prof Goodall has written extensively on arts in the modern era, with a special interest in the relationship between the arts and sciences. She has taught undergraduate courses and supervised research projects in relevant
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