TITLE

Coleridge, Shelly, Davy, and science's millennium

AUTHOR(S)
Kipperman, Mark
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Criticism;Summer98, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p409
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Explores the views of authors Samuel Coleridge and Percy Shelly on natural science. Reference to the books `Religious Musings' by Coleridge and `Queen Mab,' by Shelly; How Coleridge describes poet and chemist Humphry Davy; Examination of the complex reasons for the radical divergence between Coleridge and Shelly on the social utility of scientific knowledge; Assumption among literary critics that a turn to idealism is a rejection of science.
ACCESSION #
1093442

 

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