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...

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Main Author: Coombs, David Sweeney, 1977- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2019.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Epilogue
  • Glossary of Selected Technical Terms.