Elegantly written and meticulous in its scholarship, it opens up the field of botany in the sixteenth century for literary analysis and cultural history, drawing out too how central early modern thinking about plants was to print culture as a whole. Sally Shuttleworth for The Mind of the Child: Please send nominations, including author, title and publisher to bsls arts. Any book is eligible, but can only be considered if it is nominated either by a member of BSLS or by its publisher. All told, this is a masterful study which will shape the field of literature and science in the nineteenth century and beyond for many years to come.
Please note that individual memberships must be current and the publication in question must be dated to be eligible. Inaugurated in , the annual British Society for Literature and Science book prize is awarded for the best book in the field of literature and science published that year. We therefore invite nominations, including self-nominations, for books to be considered. The authors or editors of the nominated books need not be members of the society. October 26, in News by bsls Permalink. The judging panel wrote:
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In revealing the contexts and specificities of these debates the essay tells us a great deal about the emerging relationship between literature and science and provides further nuance to our understanding of the two cultures. Adelene Buckland, Novel Science: Bailes provides a compelling account of the connections between Enlightenment sciences and questions bslz gender, and makes an important contribution to the critical re-framing of Romantic-era literature and science.
The book prize committee commented as follows: This remarkable, lucid examination of how contemporary culture produces understandings of imperilled nature breaks new ground in its thinking about environmental crisis — vsls and global — and, particularly, the terms in which we see species loss.
In Vision, Science and Literature,Martin Willis has made a substantial new contribution to the field of literature and science. As Fallon shows through a detailed case study of science populariser, Henry Neville Hutchinson, there were real concerns bssls scientific communities about what constituted science and what skills and practices were needed to be called a scientist.
We offer our congratulations to Kimberley for what the judges agreed was an outstanding and original essay. Jonathan Adams, Interference Patterns: Mitchell’s engrossing analysis often dazzles esszy intellectual energy, as it brings together complex sets of ideas from literary theory, the history of science, and science studies, to think through concepts such as suspended animation and develop a number prze compelling re-readings of familiar Romantic-era texts by, for example, Coleridge, Keats and the Shelleys.
This original undertaking brilliantly connects multiple fields of enquiry, philosophical, literary, scientific, political, and investigates genres such as the elegy, the database, and speculative fiction.
These two sources of evidence come together in a richly argued, very readable, and innovative account that shows rpize new science making itself by making itself known.
Elegantly written and meticulous in its scholarship, it opens up the field of botany in the sixteenth century for literary analysis and cultural history, drawing out too how central early modern thinking about plants was to print culture as a whole. Heise for Imagining Extinction: The British Society for Literature ;rize Science is pleased to announce the shortlist for the book prize.
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Please send nominations, including author, title and publisher to bsls arts. The four shortlisted books are: The winner will be announced at this year’s conference at Reading University.
Chicago University Press has done prizw brilliant job, and so has the author. April 9, in Book PrizeNews by bsls Permalink. We would like to thank all the BSLS members who submitted essays for this year’s prize.
Sally Shuttleworth for The Mind of the Child: Together, the articles admirably demonstrated the vibrancy of the literature and science community and its scholarship. A panel of BSLS executive committee members and scholars will read all submissions, with the winner announced at the next annual conference, in Sheffield April December 7, in News by bsls Permalink.
The British Society for Literature and Science is a scholarly society which promotes interdisciplinary research into the relationships of science and literature in all periods. Brian Boyd, On the Origin of Stories: Our inaugural prizewinner, it remains a gold standard for work conducted in this field. George Levine for Realism, Ethics and Secularism: The Mind of the Child is a rare example of a book which shows beyond doubt that literature has directly influenced the course of science.
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The book is a deeply-researched, ambitious and elegant account of early nineteenth-century literary and scientific writing on geology. The book must be in English and must have ” as its publication date. Book PrizeNews. We therefore invite nominations, including self-nominations, for books to be considered. March 23, in Book PrizeNews by bsls Permalink.