Table of contents for Literature, science and exploration in the Romantic era : bodies of knowledge / Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee and Peter J. Kitson.


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Part I. Exploration, Science and Literature: 1. Sir Joseph Banks and his Networks
2. Tahiti in London
London in Tahiti: tools of power
3. Indian flowers and Romantic Orientalism
4. Mental travellers: Banks, African exploration and the Romantic imagination
5. Banks, Bligh, and the breadfruit: slave plantations, tropical islands and the rhetoric of Romanticism
6. Exploration, headhunting and race theory: the skull beneath the skin
7. Theories of terrestrial magnetism and the search for the poles
Part II. British Science and Literature in the Context of Empire: 8. 'Man electrified man': Romantic revolution and the legacy of Benjamin Franklin
9. The beast within: vaccination, romanticism and the Jenneration of disease
10. Britain's little black boys and the technologies of benevolence
Conclusion.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Discoveries in geography -- British -- History -- 19th century.
British -- Foreign countries -- History -- 19th century.
Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Learning and scholarship in literature.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Explorers in literature.
Geography in literature.
Science in literature.