Science and Poetry in the 19th Century

Here’s a website that explores the tensions that developed in the literary community around the development of new science and new technologies in the 19th Century. It’s worth a look-through, I think, if only just for some of the quotations and images that are included. The site is titled ‘Forces Wholly New’:A Perspective from Late 19th Century Academia on the Relationship between Poetry and Science

And one more interesting link, about a moment in time when those opposing the teaching of science and the denial of Darwin (and for that matter science in general) began to lose their war. Let us hope they do no better in the future.

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