By Thomas F. Glick, Elinor Shaffer
With chapters written by means of major foreign students that discover how literary writers and pop culture replied to Darwin's inspiration, the ebook additionally comprises an in depth timeline of his cultural reception in Europe and bibliographies of significant translations in every one country.
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Timiryazev) Czech Lands: AU (Novák) Italy: LL/AU (Pavolini) Romania: OS (extracts) Slovenia: JR (Grahor); DM (Dirac) Georgia: JR (Shashvili) Slovenia: OS (Škerlj) 1950 1951 1952 1953 Celebrations, commemorations, public events, commemorative volumes Russia: All-Union Conference on Darwinism, Moscow University Russia: Veniamin Kaverin, Otkrytaia kniga (The open book) trilogy through 1956 Czech Lands: OS (Hadač and Hadačová) Italy: Svevo, L’uomo e la teoria darwiniana; La corruzione dell’anima; L’apologo del Mammut (Man and Darwinian theory…posthumous) 1954 1955 Czech Lands: JR (Wolf and Wolfová) Hungary: LL/AU (Szasz) 1956 1957 1958 Greece: OS (Pangalos) Romania: OS (Fuhn) Flanders: OS (Schierbeek) Romania: JR (Tudoran/ Bondi) Norway:‘The Grimberg debate’ (debate on evolution caused by the revised edn of Carl Gustaf Grimberg’s Menneskenes liv og historie) International: XV International Zoological Congress, London xlvi Timeline Date Translations Literature, Criticism, Influential Science Celebrations, commemorations, public events, commemorative volumes 1959 Armenia: LL/AU (Kumkumadzhyan) Bulgaria: LL (Ivanova and others) Hungary: VA (Pusztai) Italy: JR (ed.
P. C. van der Does-Scheltema), Hilda Italy: F. De Sanctis, La scienza e la vita (Science and life) Russia: Aleksei Tolstoi, ‘A Message to M. N. Longinov on Darwinism’ Spain: Gaspar Núñez de Arce, ‘A Darwin’ (poem) England/Germany: Friedrich Max Müller, ‘Lectures on Mr Darwin’s Philosophy of Language’ Celebrations, commemorations, public events, commemorative volumes Holland: Darwin elected honorary member Dutch Academy of Science Hungary: Darwin elected honorary member Hungarian Academy of Sciences xxx Timeline Date Translations Literature, Criticism, Influential Science 1874 Denmark: DM (Jacobsen) France: EE (Pozzi/ Benoît) DM (Maslowski) 1875 France: JR (Barbier) Germany: JR (Carus) International: William Dwight Whitney, ‘Darwinism and Language’, The North American Review; George Darwin, ‘Professor Whitney on the Origin of Language’, Contemporary Review Germany: Carl du Prel, Der Kampf ums Dasein am Himmel (Struggle for life in the heavens) England/Germany: Friedrich Max Müller, ‘My Reply to Mr.
His own Voyage of the ‘Beagle’ (1839) remains his most-read book. Further, his language was formed in the familiar school of Anglican divinity which he was officially studying at Cambridge (after giving up medical studies in Edinburgh he studied not for an Honours degree but for the ‘ordinary degree’ that was as much as was required to become a clergyman); one of his set texts, William Paley’s Evidences of Christianity, which he knew virtually by heart, was written by the tutor who had lived in the same court of his College, Christ’s.
The Literary and Cultural Reception of Charles Darwin in Europe by Thomas F. Glick, Elinor Shaffer