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  • Hardcover
  • 232
  • Good Observers of Nature American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World 1820 1885
  • Tina Gianquitto
  • English
  • 10 September 2018
  • 9780820329185
Good Observers of Nature American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World 1820 1885

Summary Ä Good Observers of Nature American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World 1820 1885 107 In Good Observers of Nature Tina Gianuitto examines nineteenth century American women's intellectual and aesthetic experiences of nature and investigates the linguistic perceptual and scientific systems that were available to women to describe those experiencesMany women writers of this period used the natural world as a platform for discussing issues of domesticity education and the nation To what extent asks Gianuitto did these writers challenge the prevalent sentimental narrative modes like those used in the popular flower language books and use scientific termin.

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Summary Ä Good Observers of Nature American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World 1820 1885 107 Ology to describe the world around them The book maps the intersections of the main historical and narrative trajectories that inform the answer to this uestion the changing literary representations of the natural world in texts produced by women from the 1820s to the 1880s and the developments in science from the Enlightenment to the advent of evolutionary biology Though Gianuitto considers a range of women's nature writing botanical manuals plant catalogs travel narratives seasonal journals scientific essays she focuses on four writers and their most influential w.

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Summary Ä Good Observers of Nature American Women and the Scientific Study of the Natural World 1820 1885 107 Orks Almira Phelps Familiar Lectures on Botany 1829 Margaret Fuller Summer on the Lakes in 1843 Susan Feni Cooper Rural Hours 1850 and Mary Treat Home Studies in Nature 1885From these writings emerges a set of common concerns about the interaction of reason and emotion in the study of nature the best vocabularies for representing objects in nature local scientific or moral and the competing systems for ordering the natural world theological taxonomic or aesthetic This is an illuminating study about the culturally assumed relationship between women morality and scien.