The Age Of Wonder

Author: Richard Holmes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307378323
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BONUS MATERIAL: This ebook edition includes an excerpt from Richard Holmes's Falling Upwards.

Dreams Of Earth And Sky

Author: Freeman Dyson
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590178556
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During the same period there were great Romantic poets in other countries,
Goethe and Schiller in Germany and Pushkin in Russia, but in his book The Age
of Wonder, Richard Holmes writes only about the local scene in England. ...
history at its best, racy, readable, and well documented. The subtitle, “How the
Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror. *The Age of Wonder.
How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science (
Pantheon, 2008).

Romanticism

Author: Frederick Burwick
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470659831
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“Under Romantic Skies: Astronomy and the Poets.” The Wordsworth Circle, 21.1 (
1990): 34–41. Heringman, Noah. Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Geology. Ithaca, NY
: Cornell University Press, 2004. Heringman, Noah, ed. Romantic Science: The
Literary Forms of Natural History. Albany: State University of New York Press,
2003. Holmes, Richard. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation
Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science. New York: Harper Press, 2009.
Levere.

Visions Of Science

Author: James A. Secord
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022620328X
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A Mad, Bad, and Dangerous People? England, – . Oxford: Oxford University
Press, . Comprehensive survey by a leading historian, part of the New Oxford
History of England. Especially good on politics, religion, and intellectual life.
Holmes, Richard. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered
the Beauty and Terror of Science. London: HarperCollins, . An entertaining and
enlightening 'relay race of stories' by a leading literary biographer, ...

The Blue Sapphire Of The Mind

Author: Douglas E. Christie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986649
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... it nevertheless suggests fruitful possibilities for considering anew the spiritual
significance of the practice of looking carefully at the natural world. Richard
Holmes's book, The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered
the Beauty and Terror of Science, offers a marvelous starting point for helping us
rethink what it means to attend to and value the natural world—on its own terms
and as a source of spiritual meaning and wonder. Holmes points to the
contemporaneous ...

As If

Author: Michael Saler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199887802
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AntiIntellectualism in American Life. New York: Vintage, 1963. Hollinger, David. “
The Knower and the Artificer, with Postscript 1993.” In Modernist Impulses in the
Social Sciences, ed. Dorothy Ross. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University
Press, 1994. Holmes, Richard. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic
Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science. New York: Pantheon,
2009. Houellebecq, Michel. H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life, trans.
Dorna Khazeni.

The Starry Sky Within

Author: Anna Henchman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199686963
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... Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and
Terror of Science (New York: Pantheon Books, 2008), 121–4; 163–210. Pamela
S. Gossin, Hardy's Novel Universe: Astronomy, Cosmology, and Gender in the
Post-Darwinian World (Aldershot and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007) Hardy's
Novel Universe, 83–96. Gossin captures the beauty and modesty of Herschel's
writing as well as the many intellectual implications of his work as he builds up a
model of a ...

The Oxford Handbook Of William Wordsworth

Author: Richard Gravil
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191019658
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Golinski, Jan, Science as Public Culture: Chemistry and Enlightenment in Britain,
1760–1820 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999). Hamblyn, Richard,
The Invention of Clouds (London: Picador, 2001). Heringman, Noah (ed.),
Romantic Science: The Literary Forms of Natural History (Albany, NY: State
University of New York Press, 2003). Holmes, Richard, The Age of Wonder: How
the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science (London:
Pantheon ...

Eye Of The Storm

Author: Kate Messner
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 0802723896
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Richard Holmes's The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered
the Beauty and Terror of Science (Pantheon, 2009) got me thinking about it in
new ways. I am grateful to poet Rita Dove for the gift of her work and for
permission to include the excerpt from “Geometry” that Jaden reads in her faded
paper book. Thanks to student beta-reader Theo Gardner-Puschak for sharing
his thoughts on the manuscript and to critique partners and writer friends Loree
Griffin Burns, ...

Out Of Time

Author: Julian Johnson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019023329X
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. Hoffmann, E. T. A. 'Beethoven's
Instrumental Music.' In E. T. A. Hoffmann's Musical Writings, ed. David Charlton.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989. Hofmannsthal, Hugo von. The
Lord Chandos Letter, tr. Michael Hoffman. London: Syrens, 1995. Holmes,
Richard. The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the
Beauty and Terror of Science. London: HarperCollins, 2009. Horsbrugh, Ian.
Leoš Janáček.