Without, perhaps, ever having read Spinoza,' or Nineteenth-Century Pantheism as Heretical Materialism

Christian Haines

Dartmouth College

Christian Haines is Assistant Professor of English at Dartmouth College. He specializes in nineteenth-century and post-WWII U.S. literature, biopolitics, Marxist critical theory, continental philosophy, queer theory, and utopian studies. His work has appeared in journals including Criticism, Genre, boundary 2, and Cultural Critique. He is completing a book entitled A Desire Called America: Biopolitics, Utopia, and the Literary Commons. He serves as a contributing editor for Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities and is co-editor of the special issue of Cultural Critique, “What Comes After the Subject?” (Spring 2017).


Haines:In a review of the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a critic for The Washington Daily National Intelligencer writes: “The reader who has proceeded only thus far begins already to discover that Walter Whitman is a... [ view full abstract ]


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P04 » Speculative Materialisms in the Nineteenth Century (08:30 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment E)

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