Going by contraries Robert Frost"s conflict with science by Robert Bernard Hass

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Published by University Press of Virginia in Charlottesville .

Written in English

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  • Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Knowledge -- Science.,
  • Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence.,
  • Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Science in literature.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-211) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert Bernard Hass.
SeriesUnder the sign of nature
LC ClassificationsPS3511.R94 Z743 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3939814M
ISBN 100813921112, 0813921120
LC Control Number2001007450

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