Table of contents for Fiction refracts science : modernist writers from Proust to Borges / Allen Thiher.

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Acknowledgments ix
A Brief Overview xi
Introduction: Prefatory Thoughts on Two or More Cultures 00
Chapter One. What the Modernists Knew about the History of Science from Pascal to 
Heisenberg 00
Chapter Two. Robert Musil and the Dilemma of Modernist Epistemology 00
Chapter Three. Proust, Poincaré, and Contingency 00
Chapter Four. Kafka's Search for Laws 00
Chapter Five. James Joyce and the Laws of Everything 00
Chapter Six. Modernist Thought Experiments after Joyce 00
Chapter Seven. Conclusion: Science and Postmodernity 00
Bibliography 00
Index 00

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Literature and science.
Science in literature.
Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.