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Between literature and science

Poe, Lem, and explorations in aesthetics, cognitive science, and literary knowledge

by Peter Swirski

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press in Montreal, Ithica, [N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Knowledge -- Science.,
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.,
  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.,
  • Lem, Stanisław -- Knowledge -- Science.,
  • Literature and science.,
  • Aesthetics, American.,
  • Cognitive science.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-180) and index.

    StatementPeter Swirski.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS2642.S3 S85 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3970415M
    ISBN 100773520430, 0773520783
    LC Control Number2001277476
    OCLC/WorldCa43279743

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