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Science and the Human Comedy: Natural Philosophy in French Literature from Rabelais to Maupertuis

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New scientific theories, methods, and objectives exert subtle and often unnoticed influences on literary creation. The developments of the attitudes and aspirations of French scientists between the Renaissance and the Revolution and the impact of these new outlooks on French literature form the theme of this book by an authority in the interdisciplinary treatment of ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published January 1st 2014 by University of Toronto Press (first published 1976)
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