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Welcome to the collaborative course blog for Literature and Science from the Romantics to the Present (a Fall 2013 course taught by John Savarese, in the English Department at Berkeley). Now that the term is over, this site serves primarily … Continue reading

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Mapping Intertextualities: Asimov, Emerson, Coleridge, Hume

Asimov’s “Nightfall” (as the epigraph suggests, and the anecdote goes), arose from an argument he had with his editor John W. Campbell about Emerson’s essay “Nature.” It’s always worth stopping to think about moments, like this one, when fictions pointedly … Continue reading

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Welcome to English 166, a Special Topics course on the subject of Romanticism in literature and science. This blog will serve as a home base for us, and will help link our class discussions at Barrows to the work you … Continue reading

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