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Product Description: The great scientific, astronomical and technological advances of the 20th century inspired the science fiction genre to imagine distant worlds and futures, far beyond the discoveries of the here and now. This book explores science fiction films, television series, novels and short stories--from Lost in Space (1965-1968) to Fringe (2008-2013) to the works of Isaac Asimov and Stephen Baxter--with a focus on their underlying concepts of physics and astronomy...read more
By David A. Powell (foreword by)

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9780786470532 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, May 2, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The great scientific, astronomical and technological advances of the 20th century inspired the science fiction genre to imagine distant worlds and futures, far beyond the discoveries of the here and now.

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Product Description: Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature is the first anthology exploring human cognition and literature in the context of early modern Spanish culture. It includes the leading voices in the field, along with the main themes and directions that this important area of study has been producing...read more

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9780190256555 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 2, 2016, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: Cognitive Approaches to Early Modern Spanish Literature is the first anthology exploring human cognition and literature in the context of early modern Spanish culture.

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Product Description: Bodies and Machines is a striking and persuasive examination of the body-machine complex and its effects on the modern American cultural imagination. Bodies and Machines, first published in 1992, explores the links between techniques of representation and social and scientific technologies of power in a wide range of realist and naturalist discourses and practices...read more

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9781138829503 | Reissue edition (Routledge, August 29, 2014), cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Bodies and Machines is a striking and persuasive examination of the body-machine complex and its effects on the modern American cultural imagination.
9780415900218 | Routledge, April 1, 1992, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: A original examination of the body-machine complex and its effects on the modern American cultural imagination, exploring a range of realist and naturalist writings from Hawthorne and Henry James to scouting manuals and mass-produced culture.

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9781138829527 | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 30, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Bodies and Machines is a striking and persuasive examination of the body-machine complex and its effects on the modern American cultural imagination.
9780415900225 | Routledge, April 1, 1992, cover price $29.95 | also contains The Financial Obligation in International Law | About this edition: "Bodies and Machines" is a striking and persuasive examination of the body-machine complex and its effects on the modern American cultural imagination.

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Product Description: Mexican American literature brings a much-needed approach to the increasingly urgent challenges of climate change and environmental injustice. Although current environmental studies work to develop new concepts, Writing the Goodlife looks to long-established traditions of thought that have existed in Mexican American literary history for the past century and a half...read more

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9780816532001 | Univ of Arizona Pr, March 24, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Mexican American literature brings a much-needed approach to the increasingly urgent challenges of climate change and environmental injustice.

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Product Description: How is the relationship between literature, science and the arts informed by the process of narrating life, and how do literature, science and the arts affect and are affected by the emergence of a critical culture of biopolitics and its rhetorical figurations?
By Elisabeth Friis (editor)

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9789004302594 | Lam edition (Rodopi Bv Editions, February 18, 2016), cover price $163.00 | About this edition: How is the relationship between literature, science and the arts informed by the process of narrating life, and how do literature, science and the arts affect and are affected by the emergence of a critical culture of biopolitics and its rhetorical figurations?

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Product Description: In this interdisciplinary work, author Ron Edwards offers an innovative rereading of H. G. Wells' "The Island of Dr. Moreau." Edwards utilizes his twenty-five years in biology and the ethics of animal research to examine the bioethical implications of Wells' work and its relevance to contemporary scientific and philosophical discussions...read more

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9780190212094 | Oxford Univ Pr, March 11, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In this interdisciplinary work, author Ron Edwards offers an innovative rereading of H.

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Product Description: A land of austerity and bounty, the Sonoran Desert is a place that captures imaginations and hearts. It is a place where barbs snag, thorns prick, and claws scratch. A place where lizards scramble and pause, hawks hunt like wolves, and bobcats skulk in creosote...read more
By Paul Mirocha (illustrator)

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9780816531233 | 2 edition (Univ of Arizona Pr, February 25, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A land of austerity and bounty, the Sonoran Desert is a place that captures imaginations and hearts.

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Product Description: The reconfiguration and relinquishing of one's conviction in a world system long held to be finite required for many in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a compromise in one's beliefs and the biblical authority on which he or she had relied - and this did not come without serious and complex challenges...read more
By Judy A. Hayden (editor)

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9781137583451 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 3, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The reconfiguration and relinquishing of one's conviction in a world system long held to be finite required for many in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries a compromise in one's beliefs and the biblical authority on which he or she had relied - and this did not come without serious and complex challenges.

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Product Description: The dramas of Eugene O'Neill--often called America's first "serious" playwright--exhibit an imagining of the natural world that enlivens the plays and marks the boundaries of the characters' fates. O'Neill's figures move within purposefully animated natural environments--ocean, dense forest, desert plains, the rocky soil of New England...read more

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9780786498758 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 11, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The dramas of Eugene O'Neill--often called America's first "serious" playwright--exhibit an imagining of the natural world that enlivens the plays and marks the boundaries of the characters' fates.

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Product Description: "Issues and insights from the fields of brain research, quantum mechanics, and evolutionary theory have passed into novels, and physicists and biologists often use rhetorical metaphors to communicate and even evoke their discoveries...read more
By Klaus Mecke (editor)

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9783110406351 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 29, 2015, cover price $126.00 | About this edition: "Issues and insights from the fields of brain research, quantum mechanics, and evolutionary theory have passed into novels, and physicists and biologists often use rhetorical metaphors to communicate and even evoke their discoveries.

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Product Description: At the close of the Second World War, modernist poets found themselves in an increasingly scientific world, where natural and social sciences claimed exclusive rights to knowledge of both matter and mind. Following the overthrow of the Newtonian worldview and the recent, shocking displays of the power of the atom, physics led the way, with other disciplines often turning to the methods and discoveries of physics for inspiration...read more

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9780226290003 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 4, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: At the close of the Second World War, modernist poets found themselves in an increasingly scientific world, where natural and social sciences claimed exclusive rights to knowledge of both matter and mind.

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Product Description: Scientific progress is usually seen as a precondition of modern utopias, but science and utopia are frequently at odds. Ranging from Galileo's observations with the telescope to current ideas of the post-human and the human-animal boundary, this study brings a fresh perspective to the paradoxes of utopian thinking since Plato...read more

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9781137456779 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 10, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Scientific progress is usually seen as a precondition of modern utopias, but science and utopia are frequently at odds.

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Product Description: The Victorians were obsessed with the empirical but were frequently frustrated by the sizeable gaps in their understanding of the world around them. This study examines how literature and popular culture adopted the emerging language of physics to explain the unknown or ‘imponderable’...read more

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9781848935662 | Univ of Pittsburgh Pr, June 1, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The Victorians were obsessed with the empirical but were frequently frustrated by the sizeable gaps in their understanding of the world around them.

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Product Description: In the last few decades, literary critics have increasingly drawn insights from cognitive neuroscience to deepen and clarify our understanding of literary representations of mind. This cognitive turn has been equally generative and contentious...read more
By Helen Groth (editor)

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9781501308673 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 21, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In the last few decades, literary critics have increasingly drawn insights from cognitive neuroscience to deepen and clarify our understanding of literary representations of mind.

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Product Description: Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have transformed the Earth’s atmosphere, committing our planet to more extreme weather, rising sea levels, melting polar ice caps, and mass extinction. This period of observable human impact on the Earth’s ecosystems has been called the Anthropocene Age...read more

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9780813936918 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 20, 2015, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have transformed the Earth’s atmosphere, committing our planet to more extreme weather, rising sea levels, melting polar ice caps, and mass extinction.

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9780813936925 | Univ of Virginia Pr, April 20, 2015, cover price $29.50 | About this edition: Since the Industrial Revolution, humans have transformed the Earth’s atmosphere, committing our planet to more extreme weather, rising sea levels, melting polar ice caps, and mass extinction.

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Product Description: Modernist Melancholia explores modernism's melancholic roots through the detailed discussion of writings by Freud, Conrad and Ford. Melancholia ties modernism to the 19th-century obsession with loss and continuity and, at the same time, constitutes a formative moment in the history of 20th-century literature, modern subjectivity and critical theor...read more

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9781137444318 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 11, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: Modernist Melancholia explores modernism's melancholic roots through the detailed discussion of writings by Freud, Conrad and Ford.

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Product Description: In the nineteenth century the beauty of the night sky is the source of both imaginative wonder in poetry and political and commercial power through navigation. The Romantic Imagination and Astronomy examines the impact of astronomical discovery and imperial exploration on poets including Barbauld, Coleridge, Keats, Shelley, and Rossetti...read more

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9781137474339 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 15, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In the nineteenth century the beauty of the night sky is the source of both imaginative wonder in poetry and political and commercial power through navigation.

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Product Description: In the mid-sixteenth century, Copernicus asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe as was generally believed, but that the sun lay there instead. The relegation of the Earth to the rank of an orbiting planet meant that humankind lost its privileged position as well, thus prompting re-evaluation of all facets of human existence...read more

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9781433128608 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 10, 2015, cover price $86.95 | About this edition: In the mid-sixteenth century, Copernicus asserted that the Earth was not the center of the universe as was generally believed, but that the sun lay there instead.

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9780515094992, titled "Buffalo Wagons" | Reissue edition (Jove Pubns, January 1, 1988), cover price $2.75 | also contains Buffalo Wagons | About this edition: For Gage Jameson, the summer of 1873 has been a poor hunt.

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Product Description: This book tells the story of the rise of the modern German environmental imagination with particular emphasis on its narrative and visual components.

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9780471826590, titled "Retirement & Pension Planning for the Small Business" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, May 1, 2000, cover price $55.01 | also contains Retirement & Pension Planning for the Small Business

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9789004297852 | 1 edition (Rodopi Bv Editions, April 2, 2015), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: This book tells the story of the rise of the modern German environmental imagination with particular emphasis on its narrative and visual components.

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Product Description: The calamitous impacts of climate change that are beginning to be felt around the world today expose the inextricability of human and natural histories. Arguing for a more complex account of such calamities, Kate Rigby examines a variety of past disasters, from the Black Death of the Middle Ages to the mega-hurricanes of the twenty-first century, revealing the dynamic interaction of diverse human and nonhuman factors in their causation, unfolding, and aftermath...read more

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9780813936888 | Univ of Virginia Pr, March 6, 2015, cover price $59.50 | About this edition: The calamitous impacts of climate change that are beginning to be felt around the world today expose the inextricability of human and natural histories.

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9780813936901 | Univ of Virginia Pr, March 6, 2015, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: The calamitous impacts of climate change that are beginning to be felt around the world today expose the inextricability of human and natural histories.

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Product Description: This Guide introduces literature and science as a vibrant field of critical study that is increasingly influencing both university curricula and future areas of investigation. Martin Willis explores the development of the genre and its surrounding criticism from the early modern period to the present day, focusing on key texts, topics and debates...read more

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9780230298194 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 16, 2014, cover price $31.00 | About this edition: This Guide introduces literature and science as a vibrant field of critical study that is increasingly influencing both university curricula and future areas of investigation.

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Product Description: This Guide introduces literature and science as a vibrant field of critical study that is increasingly influencing both university curricula and future areas of investigation. Martin Willis explores the development of the genre and its surrounding criticism from the early modern period to the present day, focusing on key texts, topics and debates...read more

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9780230298187 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 16, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: This Guide introduces literature and science as a vibrant field of critical study that is increasingly influencing both university curricula and future areas of investigation.

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Product Description: Christopher Collins introduces an exciting new field of research traversing evolutionary biology, anthropology, archaeology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and literary study. Paleopoetics maps the selective processes that originally shaped the human genus millions of years ago and prepared the human brain to play, imagine, empathize, and engage in fictive thought as mediated by language...read more

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9780231160926 | Columbia Univ Pr, January 22, 2013, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Christopher Collins introduces an exciting new field of research traversing evolutionary biology, anthropology, archaeology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and literary study.

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9780231160933 | Reprint edition (Columbia Univ Pr, November 4, 2014), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Christopher Collins introduces an exciting new field of research traversing evolutionary biology, anthropology, archaeology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and literary study.

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Product Description: Although their vocabularies differ, biologists, biblical authors, and playwrights describe the paradox that Charles Darwin outlines in The Origin of Species (1859) when he observed the coexistence of a drive for permanence and a contrasting capacity to modify, deviate from, or transform established identities...read more

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9780739185322 | Lexington Books, June 25, 2014, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Although their vocabularies differ, biologists, biblical authors, and playwrights describe the paradox that Charles Darwin outlines in The Origin of Species (1859) when he observed the coexistence of a drive for permanence and a contrasting capacity to modify, deviate from, or transform established identities.

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Product Description: The metaphor of contagion pervades critical discourse across the humanities, the medical sciences, and the social sciences. It appears in such terms as 'social contagion' in psychology, 'financial contagion' in economics, 'viral marketing' in business, and even 'cultural contagion' in anthropology...read more

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9781441132734 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 1, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The metaphor of contagion pervades critical discourse across the humanities, the medical sciences, and the social sciences.

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9781472521620 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 27, 2014, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The metaphor of contagion pervades critical discourse across the humanities, the medical sciences, and the social sciences.

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