Science in Modern Poetry. New Directions.

Editor Holmes, John
Year 2012
Publisher Liverpool: Liverpool UP
ISBN 9781846318092
Number of pages 256


Publisher's Note: What does the poetry of a leading immunologist and a Nobel-Prize-winning chemist tell us about how poetry can engage with science? How did developments in biology shape modernist poetry? In this new collection, leading experts on modern poetry, literature and science explore how poets have used scientific language in their poems, how poetry can offer new perspectives on science, and how the 'Two Cultures' can and have come together in the work of poets from Britain, Ireland, America and Australia.