MATHEMATICAL FICTION:

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Frobenius: A Sesquilogue (1996)
Lee Rudolph
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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. The French Mathematician by Tom Petsinis
  4. Der Rechenmeister [aka The Mathematician] by Dieter J├Ârgensen
  5. Conceiving Ada by Lynn Hershman-Leeson
  6. Beyond the Limit: The Dream of Sofya Kovalevskaya by Joan Spicci
  7. Oracle by Greg Egan
  8. A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines by Janna Levin
  9. Journey into a Dark Heart by Peter Hoeg
  10. Measuring the World by Daniel Kehlmann
Ratings for Frobenius: A Sesquilogue:
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Mathematical Content:
2/5 (1 votes)
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Literary Quality:
2/5 (1 votes)
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GenreHistorical Fiction,
MotifReal Mathematicians,
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