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Published: 27 December 2011

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199797578

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Uncertain Chances

Science, Skepticism, and Belief in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Maurice S. Lee

  • First book to focus on chance and nineteenth-century American literature
  • Discovers links between major American authors and new historical contexts
  • Demonstrates that religion and science in the period are not as hostile ton one another as sometimes thought