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Contents Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Introduction: Science as Literature Part I: Building the Story 1. Enter the Mammoth 2. William Buckland: Antiquary and Wizard 3. Lizards and Literalists 4. Lyell Steps In Part II: Staging the Show 5. Marketing Geology 6. Polite Science and Narrative Form 7. Time Travel and Virtual Tourism in the Age of John Martin 8. Literary Monsters 9. Scenes and Legends from Deep Time 10. Hugh Miller and the Geologic Diorama Epilogue: New Mythologies of the Ancient Earth Appendix: Currencies, and Sizes of Books Works Cited Credits Index Plates follow page xxx.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Geology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Geology -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Geology in literature.
Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and history -- Great Britain.
Science -- Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.