The Cosmic Web: Scientific Field Models and Literary Strategies in the Twentieth Century

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Cornell University Press, Jul 1, 1986 - Literature and science - 232 pages
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Contents

Preface
9
Introduction
15
Representative Field Theories
31
The Quality of Rhetoric in Pirsigs
63
The Field of the Unconscious
85
Symmetry Asymmetry and the Physics
111
Infinite Series and Transfinite
138
Cosmology and the Point
168
References Cited
199
Index
205
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N. Katherine Hayles is Professor of English and Design/Media Arts at the University of California at Los Angeles.

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