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Product Description: In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll created fantastic worlds that continue to delight and trouble readers of all ages today. Few consider, however, that Carroll conceived his Alice books during the 1860s, a moment of intense intellectual upheaval, as new scientific, linguistic, educational, and mathematical ideas flourished around him and far beyond...read more

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9780226041506 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 28, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll created fantastic worlds that continue to delight and trouble readers of all ages today.

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By Gillian Beer (introduced by) and Lewis Carroll

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9780141195940 | Penguin Classics, October 31, 2012, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: Gillian Beer's classic Darwin's Plots, one of the most influential works of literary criticism and cultural history of the last quarter century, is here reissued in an updated edition to coincide with the anniversary of Darwin's birth and of the publication of The Origin of Species...read more

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9780521767699, titled "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction" | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 22, 2009), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Gillian Beer's classic Darwin's Plots, one of the most influential works of literary criticism and cultural history of the last quarter century, is here reissued in an updated edition to coincide with the anniversary of Darwin's birth and of the publication of The Origin of Species.
9780521780087, titled "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction" | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 2000), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: Gillian Beer's landmark book demonstrates how Darwin overturned fundamental cultural assumptions in his narratives, how George Eliot, Thomas Hardy and other writers pursued and resisted their contradictory implications, and how the stories he produced about natural selection and the struggle for life now underpin our culture.

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9780521743617, titled "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction" | 3 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 29, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Gillian Beer's classic Darwin's Plots, one of the most influential works of literary criticism and cultural history of the last quarter century, is here reissued in an updated edition to coincide with the anniversary of Darwin's birth and of the publication of The Origin of Species.
9780521783927, titled "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction" | 2 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 2000), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Gillian Beer's landmark book demonstrates how Darwin overturned fundamental cultural assumptions in his narratives, how George Eliot, Thomas Hardy and other writers pursued and resisted their contradictory implications, and how the stories he produced about natural selection and the struggle for life now underpin our culture.
9780744800210, titled "Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction" | Reprint edition (Routledge Kegan & Paul, June 1, 1985), cover price $16.50

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Product Description: In The Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply-held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by "natural selection." The Origin communicates the enthusiasm of original thinking in an open, descriptive style, and Darwin's emphasis on the value of diversity speaks more strongly now than ever...read more
By Gillian Beer (editor)

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9780199219223 | Revised edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2009), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In The Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply-held beliefs of the Western world.

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Product Description: Woolf described this work on the title-page of the first draft as 'the life of anybody'. The Waves (1931) traces the lives and interactions of seven friends in an exploratory and sensuous narrative. The Waves was conceived, brooded on, and written during a highly political phase in Woolf's career, when she was speaking on issues of gender and of class...read more
By Gillian Beer (editor)

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9780199536627 | Oxford Univ Pr, June 12, 2008, cover price $11.80 | About this edition: Woolf described this work on the title-page of the first draft as 'the life of anybody'.

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Product Description: This book presents fourteen new essays by leading British and American writers on literature, science, and psychoanalysis. Written in honour of Gillian Beer, the collection pays homage to her major contribution to the theory and practice of interdisciplinary studies, with particular emphasis on the evolutionary sciences in nineteenth-century Britain, on psychoanalysis from Freud through to the late 1930s, and on the cultural contexts of science in the first half of the twentieth century...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Gillian Beer (editor), Helen Small (editor) and Trudi Tate (editor)

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9780199266678 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, September 11, 2003, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: This book presents fourteen new essays by leading British and American writers on literature, science, and psychoanalysis.

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The romance between Captain Wentworth and Anne, the daughter of Sir Walter Elliot, seems doomed because of the young man's family connections and lack of wealth.
By Gillian Beer (editor)

Hardcover:

9780141197692 | Reprint edition (Penguin Classics, April 24, 2012), cover price $22.00

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9780141439686 | Reissue edition (Penguin Classics, May 1, 2003), cover price $7.00 | About this edition: The romance between Captain Wentworth and Anne, the daughter of Sir Walter Elliot, seems doomed because of the young man's family connections and lack of wealth.

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Product Description: Science always raises more questions than it can contain. These challenging essays explore how ideas are transformed as they come under the stress of unforeseen readers. Using a wealth of material from diverse nineteenth- and twentieth-century writing, Beer tracks encounters between science, literature, and other forms of emotional experience...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780198183693 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 25, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Science always raises more questions than it can contain.

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9780198186359 | Clarendon Pr, May 13, 1999, cover price $76.00 | About this edition: Science always raises more questions than it can contain.

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Product Description: Eminent feminist critic Gillian Beer's work on Woolf, George Eliot, and Victorian scientific discourse are well known and admired. As the essays in this collection affirm, Beer has an extraordinary command of British cultural history, a talent for interpretative prose, and a gift for pursuing genuinely rewarding questions...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780472084630 | Univ of Michigan Pr, February 1, 1997, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Eminent feminist critic Gillian Beer's work on Woolf, George Eliot, and Victorian scientific discourse are well known and admired.

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Product Description: Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. 1st Edition. 183pp. Large 8vo. Very good clean tight sound square, remains of bookplate to verso of upper, no inscription or further marks of any kind, appears else unread as new. In colour pictorial paperback.

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9780748608140 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, November 22, 1996, cover price $48.30 | About this edition: Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival.

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Product Description: This poem is a work of 50 verses, or poems, all of 16 lines, spoken by the narrator who painfully discovers how unreal and idealistic his ideas about women are. This title is part of the Syrens series of miniature classics.

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9780140389098 | Penguin USA, March 1, 1996, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: This poem is a work of 50 verses, or poems, all of 16 lines, spoken by the narrator who painfully discovers how unreal and idealistic his ideas about women are.

Product Description: Are there particular kinds of cultural stories that interdisciplinary work uncovers, stories that would otherwise lie latent or concealed? Gillian Beer argues that there are and that the 'missing link' (the notion of an unexplained gap in evolution between humans and their precursors) produces such a narrative...read more

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9780521439626 | Reprint edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1993), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Are there particular kinds of cultural stories that interdisciplinary work uncovers, stories that would otherwise lie latent or concealed?

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Product Description: In this elegantly written collection Gillian Beer considers the difficulty of reading the past in essays on Thomas Carlyle, Philip Sidney, Samuel Richardson, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf. This book should be of interest to students and teachers of English literature and a general readership...read more

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9780415026086 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, October 1, 1989, cover price $15.95 | also contains Cursed by Ice | About this edition: In this elegantly written collection Gillian Beer considers the difficulty of reading the past in essays on Thomas Carlyle, Philip Sidney, Samuel Richardson, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf.

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9780253254504 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1986, cover price $7.95

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Product Description: A history of romance from the twelfth century

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9780416172607 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, April 1, 1970, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A history of romance from the twelfth century

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