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Sharing the moment's discourse: Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence and Albert Einstein in the early twentieth century

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Using Gillian Beer's suggestion that literature and science 'share the moment's discourse' (Open Fields, 1996), this thesis explores the ideas associated with Albert Einstein's three revolutionary 1905 papers, examining the ways in which similar concepts appeared across disciplines during the early part of the twentieth century, and focusing in particular on their manifestation within the literary works of Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence. The study seeks to distinguish between instances ...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
St John's College
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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English
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2011-07-21

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