The New Science and Women’s Literary Discourse

Prefiguring Frankenstein

  • Judy A. Hayden

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Sarah Hutton
    Pages 17-28
  3. Alvin Snider
    Pages 29-46
  4. Holly Faith Nelson, Sharon Alker
    Pages 65-83
  5. Karen Bloom Gevirtz
    Pages 85-98
  6. Deborah Boyle
    Pages 99-112
  7. Judy A. Hayden
    Pages 113-131
  8. Judith P. Zinsser
    Pages 133-146
  9. Frederick L. Burwick
    Pages 165-181
  10. Marjean D. Purinton
    Pages 183-200
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 235-263

About this book


Looking at literary discourse, including poetry, fiction and non-fiction, diaries, and drama, this collection offers remarkable and fascinating examples of women writers who integrated scientific material in their literary narratives.


critique drama fiction Jan Baptist van Helmont Narrative poetry rhetoric

Editors and affiliations

  • Judy A. Hayden
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of English and WritingUniversity of TampaUSA

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