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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 911–931.
Published: 01 December 2002
...Wai Chee Dimock Duke University Press 2002 Wai Chee Non-Newtonian Time: Robert Lowell, Dimock Roman History, Vietnam War What is non-Newtonian time? No ready answer comes to mind. Its opposite—Newtonian time—hardly fares better. Neither term is idiomatic...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 705–714.
Published: 01 December 2002
... time, both humanist and scientific. For Wai Chee Dimock, the modern world is ruled by Newtonian mechanics, in turn governed by the ‘‘jurisdiction of number which is especially powerful when it serializes the world in the form of dates. To the extent that a national chronology rests on a fixed...
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American Literature (1 September 2004) 76 (3): 467–494.
Published: 01 September 2004
..., finally, the generation of an electric current from magnetism by Fara- day 18 That base, however, was far from stable in the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Electricity proved a puzzling problem for Newtonian science, for its actions could not be easily reconciled with a world...
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 December 2010
...-century Newtonian sci- ence such as mechanistic laws of cause and effect, which have long since become outdated in the study of the natural sciences. Rooting around in his father’s attic, John becomes emotionally absorbed in the past, a process that leads him to repudiate another guiding premise...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 869–872.
Published: 01 December 2006
... knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative’’ (3). Using novels by Defoe, Austen, Eliot, Dickens, and Tolstoy as representative works, Weinstein...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., time, and subjectivity’’ (4). Weinstein begins by tracing the progress of what he calls an ‘‘Enlightenment narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2006
... knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative’’ (3). Using novels by Defoe, Austen, Eliot, Dickens, and Tolstoy as representative works, Weinstein...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 876–877.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 878–879.
Published: 01 December 2006
... knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative’’ (3). Using novels by Defoe, Austen, Eliot, Dickens, and Tolstoy as representative works, Weinstein...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 880–882.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 882–884.
Published: 01 December 2006
... knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative’’ (3). Using novels by Defoe, Austen, Eliot, Dickens, and Tolstoy as representative works, Weinstein...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 885–887.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 892–894.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 897–899.
Published: 01 December 2006
... narrative’’ in five stages: Baconian ‘‘establish- ment of observational procedures Cartesian ‘‘birthing of a knowing sub- ject Newtonian ‘‘articulation of a spatial/temporal ‘System of the World Lockean ‘‘fashioning of the liberal/inductive plot of coming to know and Kantian ‘‘moralizing of the narrative...
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American Literature (1 September 2008) 80 (3): 555–581.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... Einstein had no qualms about disrupting Newtonian mechanics— asserting, in essence, that shifting one’s perspective and position could transform reality. His ideas and attitude both reflected and are visible in the modernist art and literature of the period. When we think about...
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American Literature (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 225–252.
Published: 01 June 2009
... and set against the Newtonian world, it continued to lurk in the shadows of the Enlighten- ment as rational systems—intellectual and social—attempted to man- age its seemingly irreducible presence. What Ian Hacking has called “the taming of chance” is occasionally traced in European and British...