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Terror, Tenderness, and the Art of Buoyancy in Despair: How Ernst Haeckel’s Personal Tragedy Begot His Stunning 19th-Century Drawings of Jellyfish

Terror, Tenderness, and the Art of Buoyancy in Despair: How Ernst Haeckel’s Personal Tragedy Begot His Stunning 19th-Century Drawings of Jellyfish

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A story of transmuting the grief of one life into a celebration of the grandeur of Life. “I hope you are able to work hard on science & thus banish, as far as may be possible, painful remembrances,” Charles Darwin wrote in the spring of 1864 to a young and obscure German correspondent who had just …

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