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Einstein's Wake: Relativity, Metaphor, and Modernist Literature

ISBN: 9780198186403
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2002-02-21
Number of pages: 272
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Beginning with influential aspects of nineteenth-century physics, Einstein's Wake qualifies the notion that Einstein alone was responsible for literary "relativity"; it goes on to examine the fine detail of his legacy in literary appropriations of scientific metaphors, with particular attention to Virginia Woolf, D. H. Lawrence, Wyndham Lewis, and T. S. Eliot.

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