# From Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar to the Bad Sex Award: a partial account of the uses of mathematics in fiction

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Mann, Tony (2010) *From Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar to the Bad Sex Award: a partial account of the uses of mathematics in fiction.* BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics, 25 (2). pp. 58-66. ISSN 1749-8430 (Print), 1749-8341 (Online) (doi:10.1080/17498431003664455)

Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17498431003664455

## Abstract

This paper is based on the author's introduction to the BSHM meeting on ‘Mathematics and fiction’ held at Rewley House, Oxford, in May 2009.

Item Type: | Article |
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Additional Information: | [1] BSHM Bulletin: Journal of the British Society for the History of Mathematics - published on behalf of the British Society for the History of Mathematics. |

Uncontrolled Keywords: | mathematics, fiction, Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar, BSHM, mathematical fiction |

Subjects: | P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) Q Science > QA Mathematics |

School / Department / Research Groups: | School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities > School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences > Department of Mathematical Sciences Faculty of Architecture, Computing & Humanities |

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Last Modified: | 19 Aug 2015 15:13 |

URI: | http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/3889 |

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