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Mesmerists, monsters, and machines

science fiction and the cultures of science in the nineteenth century

by Martin Willis

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and science.,
  • Science -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMartin Willis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3433.6 .W55 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415879M
    ISBN 100873388577
    ISBN 109780873388573
    LC Control Number2005032093

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