Dr. Newton and Mr. Hyde: Scientists in Fiction from Swift to Stevenson

@article{Millhauser1973DrNA,
  title={Dr. Newton and Mr. Hyde: Scientists in Fiction from Swift to Stevenson},
  author={Milton Millhauser},
  journal={Nineteenth-Century Literature},
  year={1973},
  volume={28},
  pages={287-304}
}
  • M. Millhauser
  • Published 1 December 1973
  • History
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature
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