Population and Portraiture

Paulo Loonin

Washington University in St. Louis

Paulo M. Loonin is a doctoral candidate in the English and American Literature Department at Washington University in St. Louis. Drawing on methods from political theory and aesthetics, his research focuses on nineteenth-century American literature and photography, particularly portraiture as a democratic art.  


Portraiture is an unlikely but illuminating way into the topic of population in nineteenth-century American literature. Democratic portraits (those proposing to represent an image of the person compatible with democratic... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Paulo Loonin (Washington University in St. Louis)

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P22 » Population in the Americas (15:45 - Thursday, 22nd March, Enchantment A)

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