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eBook Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin ePub

by Robert Faggen

  • ISBN: 0472107828
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Robert Faggen
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Univ of Michigan Pr; First Edition edition (May 1, 1997)
  • Pages: 363
  • ePub book: 1680 kb
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  • Rating: 4.8
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The book shows that Frost was neither a pessimist lamenting the uncertainties of the Darwinian worldview, nor a humanist opposing its power.

The book shows that Frost was neither a pessimist lamenting the uncertainties of the Darwinian worldview, nor a humanist opposing its power. Faggen draws on Frost's unpublished notebooks to reveal a complex thinker who willingly engaged with the difficult moral and epistemological implications of natural science, and showed their consonance with myths and traditions stretching back to Milton, Lucretius, and the Old Testament.

Download PDF book format. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-357) and index. Personal Name: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Knowledge Science. Choose file format of this book to download: pdf chm txt rtf doc. Download this format book. Robert Frost and the challenge of Darwin Robert Faggen. Book's title: Robert Frost and the challenge of Darwin Robert Faggen. Personal Name: Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 Influence. Personal Name: Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 Knowledge Natural history.

Robert Faggen is Associate Professor of Literature, Claremont McKenna College and Adjunct Associate Professor .

Robert Faggen is Associate Professor of Literature, Claremont McKenna College and Adjunct Associate Professor, Claremont Graduate School. Faggen has shown the difference it makes if you read, with Darwin in mind, 'Spring Pools,' ' A Star in a stone-Boat,' 'West-Running Brook' 'Kitty Hawk,' 'Design,' and 'The Need of Being Versed in Country Things. A forceful, appealing study of the Frost-Darwin relation, which has gone little noted by previous scholars, and a fresh explanation of Frost's ambivalent relation to modernism, which he scorned but also influenced.

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Faggen, Robert: Robert Frost and the challenge of Darwin, Robert Faggen. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c1997) (page images at HathiTrust).

Faggen draws on Frost's unpublished notebooks to reveal a complex thinker who willingly engaged with the difficult moral and epistemological implications of natural science, and showed their consonance with myths and traditions stretching back to Milton, Lucretius, and the Old Testament. Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin provides a deeper understanding not only of Frost and modern poetry, but of the meaning of Darwin in the modern world,.

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Combining both intellectual history and detailed analysis of Frost's poems, Robert Faggen shows how Frost's reading of Darwin reflected the significance of science in American culture from Emerson and Thoreau, through James and pragmatism.

Combining both intellectual history and detailed analysis of Frost's poems, Robert Faggen shows how Frost's reading of Darwin reflected the significance of science in American culture from Emerson and Thoreau, through James and pragmatism