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700. Life Drives: Movements and Forms

Monday, 12 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the Nineteenth Century

Presiding: Jan Mieszkowski, Reed Coll.

1. "How to Make a Species in the Nineteenth Century: Beetles, Britain, and the Biology of Colonial Mimicry," Jessica Davies, Huntington Library

2. "Living Matter in Victorian Physiology and Aesthetics, 1840–60," Benjamin Morgan, Univ. of Chicago

3. "Deep Life: Talking Stones, Petrified Language, and Romantic Linguistics," Tristram Wolff, Univ. of California, Berkeley


Subject:

  • Comparative Literature – Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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