Journals Higher Education



03 June 2013

282 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199985814

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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
  • Argues that religion and science in the period are not as hostile as sometimes thought