The Metaphysics of Insect Life and Other Essays

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Hamilton Books:Rowman & Littlefield, 1995 - Literary Collections - 104 pages
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Scholarly essays dealing with scientific and cultural theory in the post modernist world through the prism of music, literature and language with a focus on the natural world and its creative interpreters. Among the literary figures discussed are Apuleius, Shakespeare, Kafka, Muir, Jimenez, Machado, Vallejo and Chenier.
 

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Contents

The Mathematics of MobyDick
11
The Metaphysics of Insect Life
21
the Literary Politics
29
Of Cells and Mutation
39
Ancient and Postmodern in Chenier
45
TwiceTold Fields
53
The Butterfly in the Inkwell
67
a Reconsideration
98
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Read more about David Spooner at his web site http://members.nbci.com/davidspooner/contents.htm

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