Science and technology have been reflected in numerous well-known and representative literary works.
In an ever-more complex world, it is absolutely imperative that we include science and technology and their effects in narratives which speak to us about humanity.
The world in which we live is becoming ever-more globalised, with a clear predominance of information and communications media, packed with interactivity and feedback. This makes it more difficult to sustain the increasingly topical idea of a potential schism between scientific-technical and artistic knowledge. Of
This article discusses «migrant literature» in Catalonia, looking at the particular case of Najat El Hachmi, a Catalan writer of Moroccan origin. Here we analyse her first book, the auto-biographical essay Jo també sóc catalana.
English physicist and writer Charles Percy Snow (1905-1980) sometimes asked representatives of the so-called «traditional culture» – humanism for him – if any of them could explain the second law of thermodynamics. The answer was always cold and negative. Snow considered the question similar to
Charlotte Sleigh is a Reader at the University of Kent, where she teaches Science History and Communication. She is also co-director of the Science, Communication and Society Master Degree. She has published different books, among which we highlight Ant, Six Legs Better. A Cultural History
A sad end has the most robust health, continuously spurring sickness on, which lives near, with just a wall separating them. Aeschylus, Agamemnon [caption id="attachment_13663" align="alignleft" width="150"] Esteban Morcillo / Photo: Miguel Lorenzo[/caption] The interest in health has accompanied humans since their first steps. Medical knowledge, traditionally
A la literatura balear, la cala no ha centrat el protagonisme de la poesia, tot i la seua predominança en el paisatge de les Illes, però sí que hi té una presència selecta.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe's novel Elective Affinities employed chemical affinity as a metaphor and applied it to romantic relationships.