Literature, Electricity and Politics 1740-1840: 'Electrick Communication Every Where' (Palgrave Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine) by Mary Fairclough
English | 24 Apr. 2017 | ISBN: 1137593148 | 264 Pages | PDF | 12.88 MB
This book investigates the science of electricity in the long eighteenth century and its textual life in literary and political writings. Electricity was celebrated as a symbol of enlightened progress, but its operation and its utility were unsettlingly obscure.