Hawthorne's Mad Scientists: Pseudoscience And Social Science In Nineteenth-century Life And Letters
Taylor Stoehr's study not only focuses on a frequently reoccuring figure in the fiction of Hawthorne but it also attempts to measure that figure against a reconstructed background of ninteenth century social and scientific ferment. Devotes a series of chapters in topics such as mesmerism, physiognomy, phrenology, homoeopathy, associationism and prison reform, with accounts of Hawthorne's personal encounters. Minor edge rubbing to the crown of the spine. First edition with the scarce dust jacket. Size: 6" - 9" 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 267866
Title: Hawthorne's Mad Scientists: Pseudoscience ...
Publisher: Archon Books, Hamden, CT
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very good
Edition: First Edition...
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