Gustav Fechner, The Madman of 19th Century Metaphysics

Brad Evans

Rutgers University

Brad Evans is Associate Professor in the English Department at Rutgers University. He is the author of Before Cultures: The Ethnographic Imagination in American Literature, 1865-1920 (2005); co-editor of Return to the Land of the Head Hunters: Edward S. Curtis, the Kwakwaka’wakw, and the Making of Modern Cinema (2014); and editor of a special edition of Criticism, “After the Cultural Turn” (2007). He co-produced the restoration of In the Land of the Head Hunters (1914; dir. Edward S. Curtis). His essays have appeared in American Quarterly, ESL, American Literary History, and the Henry James Review, and edited volumes.


Organizer: Brad Evans Co-Chairs: Dorri Beam and Erica Fretwell Participants: Shari Goldberg, John Modern Joan Richardson, Lindsay Reckson and Hannah Wells ANYONE INTERESTED IS INVITED TO ACCESS READINGS AND JOIN IN THE... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Brad Evans (Rutgers University)
  2. Dorri Beam (Syracuse University)
  3. Erica Fretwell (University at Albany--SUNY)
  4. Shari Goldberg (Franklin & Marshall College)
  5. John Modern (Franklin & Marshall College)
  6. Lindsay Reckson (Haverford College)
  7. Joan Richardson (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  8. Hannah Wells (Drew University)

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