From Faust to Strangelove: Representations of the Scientist in Western Literature
They were mad, of course. Or evil. Or godless, amoral, arrogant, impersonal, and inhuman. At best, they were well-intentioned but blind to the dangers of forces they barely controlled. They were Faust and Frankenstein, Jekyll and Moreau, Caligari and Strangelove--the scientists of film and fiction, cultural archetypes that reflected ancient fears of tampering with the unknown or unleashing the little-understood powers of nature.
In From Faust to Strangelove Roslyn Haynes offers the first detailed and comprehensive study of the image of the scientist in Western literature and film--from medieval images of alchemists to present-day depictions of cyberpunks and genetic engineers.
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Very few actual scientists ( Isaac Newton , Marie Curie , and Albert Einstein are
the only significant exceptions ) have contributed to the popular image of " the
scientist . " On the other hand , fictional characters such as Dr . Faustus , Dr ...
Representations of the Scientist in Western Literature Roslynn D. Haynes,
Roslynn Haynes ... it was necessary for an author to have considerable
understanding of the concerns , motivation , and language of scientists , yet most
novelists were ...
CHAPTER SIXTEEN THE SCIENTIST REHABILITATED He was a physicist as
Pascal had been ; but like Pascal he was ... Heinrich Schirmbeck The preceding
four chapters have sufficiently indicated the low esteem in which scientists have ...
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The Scientist under Scrutiny
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