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Science in Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales of Victorian Britain by Melanie Keene (2015)

Science in Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales of Victorian Britain by Melanie Keene (2015)

Mythical characters from folklore and fairy tales saw a revival unprecedented in 19th-century England. Fairies, and their realms, for many authors served as prominent means to comment on contemporary society and fairy tales were used as parables. Taking into consideration the many modern inventions such as steam engines, machines and electricity that transformed everyday life, […]