Uncertain chances : science, skepticism, and belief in nineteenth-century American literature / Maurice S. Lee.

  • ISBN: 9780199797578 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0199797579 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • Description: x, 239 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press,

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Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Note: Probably Poe -- Moby-Dick and the opposite of providence -- Doubting if doubt itself be doubting: after Moby-Dick -- Douglass's long run -- Roughly Thoreau -- Dickinson's precarious steps, surprising leaps, and bounds.
Subject: American literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Chance in literature.
Probability in literature.
Skepticism in literature.
Belief and doubt in literature.
Pragmatism in literature.
United States > Intellectual life > 19th century.
Literature and science > United States > History > 19th century.
Christianity and literature > United States > History > 19th century.