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Frobenius: A Sesquilogue (1996)
Lee Rudolph

A fictionalized account of the life of Hamilton as remembered by Frobenius (in verse). (A slightly different version was published in the Mathematical Intelligencer.)

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Works Similar to Frobenius: A Sesquilogue
According to my `secret formula', the following works of mathematical fiction are similar to this one:
  1. Lord Byron's Novel: The Evening Land by John Crowley
  2. Mrs. Einstein by Anna McGrail
  3. Der Rechenmeister [aka The Mathematician] by Dieter Jörgensen
  4. The French Mathematician by Tom Petsinis
  5. A Beautiful Mind by Sylvia Nasar / Akiva Goldsman
  6. Conceiving Ada by Lynn Hershman-Leeson
  7. Le larmes de saint Laurent (Wonder) by Dominique Fortier
  8. The Goddess of Small Victories [La déesse des petites victoire] by Yannick Grannec
  9. Abendland (Occident) by Michael Köhlmeier
  10. The Indian Clerk by David Leavitt
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GenreHistorical Fiction,
MotifReal Mathematicians,

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