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" But these philosophers, whose hands seem only made to dabble in dirt, and their eyes to pore over the microscope or crucible, have indeed performed miracles. They penetrate into the recesses of nature and show how she works in her hiding-places. "
Frankenstein: or, The modern Prometheus - Page 64
by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley - 1823
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Der Gelehrte in der Literatur: literarische Perspektiven zur ...

Ronald Dietrich - Intellectuals in literature - 2003 - 517 pages
...that the elixir of life is a chimera. But these philosophers, whose hands seem only made to dabble in dirt, and their eyes to pore over the microscope or...indeed performed miracles. They penetrate into the recess of nature, and show how she works in her hiding places. They ascend into the heavens (...)-42...
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The Death-ego and the Vital Self: Romances of Desire in Literature and ...

Gavriel Reisner - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 277 pages
...proclivity—certifies a version of modern science with an aggressive philosophical program: "[Modern chemists] penetrate into the recesses of nature, and show how she works in her hiding places. . . . They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers; they can command the thunders of heaven, mimic the earthquake,...
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Speculations on Speculation: Theories of Science Fiction

James E. Gunn, Matthew Candelaria - Fiction - 2005 - 374 pages
...your studies entirely anew." Waldman summarizes the miracles the modern researchers have achieved. "They ascend into the heavens: they have discovered...how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air that we breathe. They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers; they can command the thunders...
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Bioethics and Medical Issues in Literature

Mahala Yates Stripling - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 224 pages
...rapes nature (the passive female). In fact, Frankenstein's Professor Waldman taught him scientists "penetrate into the recesses of nature, and show how she works in her hiding places." Taken a step further, some think technology's ability to fulfill our desperate need for resources is...
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Queer Gothic

George E. Haggerty - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 231 pages
..."fervent longing to penetrate the secrets of nature." As he says enviably of the microscope, he wants to "penetrate into the recesses of nature and show how she works in her hiding places." 13 This desire becomes an obsession, and when he does succeed in his quest he brings forth a monstrous...
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Romanticism After Auschwitz

Sara Emilie Guyer - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 364 pages
...that the elixir of life is a chimera. But these philosophers, whose hands seem only made to dabble in dirt and their eyes to pore over the microscope or...miracles. They penetrate into the recesses of nature, and shew how she works in her hiding places. They ascend to the heavens; they have discovered how the blood...
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Different Engines: How Science Drives Fiction and Fiction Drives Science

Mark Brake, Neil Hook - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 265 pages
...to dabble with the new science in his 'workshop of filthy creation'. The new researchers seduce him: They ascend into the heavens: they have discovered...how the blood circulates, and the nature of the air that we breathe. They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers; they can command the thunders...
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Mary Shelleys Frankenstein in der Sicht der neueren Literaturkritik

Tina Heesel - 2007 - 94 pages
...einem typisch männlichen Verb. Einen Kontrast dazu bildet die Beschreibung der Natur, wenn es heißt „they penetrate into the recesses of nature, and show, how she works in her hiding-places" (MS, 49). Das Personalpronomen 'she" kennzeichnet die Natur eindeutig als weiblich....
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Nature and Civilisation in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Nadine Wolf - 2007 - 28 pages
...to be able to still their innate curiosity to search for more knowledge. 'The modern masters (...) penetrate into the recesses of nature and show how she works in her hiding-places. They ascend into the heavens (...). They have acquired new and almost unlimited powers;...
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English Literature in Context

Paul Poplawski - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 685 pages
...text as a masculine activity. Waldman, Victor's tutor, tells him how the modern masters of science 'penetrate into the recesses of nature, and show how she works in her hiding-places. They ascend into the heavens: they have discovered how the blood circulates, and the...
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