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Published: 19 April 2018

246 Pages | 2 Illustrations

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780198755487


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The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension

Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Mark Blacklock

  • A broad-reaching and original study of the emergence of the idea of the fourth dimension in fiction of the fin de siècle
  • Describes the interplay between literature and mathematics
  • Explores works by Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Ford, H.G. Wells, Henry James, H. P. Lovecraft, and others
  • Offers a glimpse of what it was like, in the nineteenth century, to think in 4D

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