Popular Science

Gislason, Kari (2008) Popular Science. M/C Reviews, April(10).

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Review of The Anatomist by Bill Hayes (Scribe, 2008).

Bill Hayes wanted to write about Henry Gray, the author of Gray's Anatomy (1858), which at least until the television series connoted a standard text for anatomy students. Perhaps even more seductive for the biographer than the book's enduring appeal was a sense that Gray himself had partly disappeared from the historical record. Here was a scientist with the sort of brilliant young mind that seemed a specialty of the Victorian Age, and yet one who had not benefited from that period's compulsive documenting of the men of the moment and their deeds. Surely in that mystery there lay a narrative...

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ID Code: 76505
Item Type: Review
Refereed: No
Keywords: Creative Nonfiction, Science Writing, Memoir
ISSN: 1441-2616
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > PERFORMING ARTS AND CREATIVE WRITING (190400)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 M/C and the author
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2014 01:51
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2014 03:57

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