Reading with the senses in Victorian literature and science /
"Reading with the Senses shows how major Victorian novelists, aesthetes, and scientists dramatically revised their understanding of reading and sensory perception in light of nineteenth-century scientific work in psychology, physiology, and physics. This book argues that the rise of perception...
University of Virginia Press,
- 1. Knowing Things by Description in Victorian Science
- 2. Getting Acquainted with Description in Romola
- 3. Reading in the Dark: Sensory Obscurity in The Return of the Native
- 4. Tagging the Vatican Museum with Vernon Lee: Description and the Aesthetic Movement
- 5. The Sense and Reference of Sound; Or, Walter Pater's Kinky Literalism
- Glossary of Selected Technical Terms.