Kari Nixon
Scholar of Medical Humanities and Victorian Literature

Einstein

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Summary:

In this piece, written for an edited collection, I cover a set of authors who wrote on both sides of the turn-of-the-century divide and track how their stylistic choices changed over time, in ways that mimic the ways physics had altered cultural perceptions of time, memory, and space.

Publication Info: Forthcoming. “It’s all Relative: Early Modernist Poetry and Einstein.'“ in The Palgrave Handbook of Twentieth- and Twenty-First Century Literature and Science


Text-type Considered:

Poetry


Texts included:

Poetry from Thomas Hardy, W.B. Yeats, Mina Loy, and Amy Lowell


Conceptual Influences:

Bruno Latour and New Historicism

 

Excerpt:

 

Forthcoming