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Incipit

Incipit

From Sub-to Exterranean

Chapter:
(p.1) Incipit
Source:
Exterranean
Author(s):
Phillip John Usher
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823284221.003.0001

… the voice-less things once placed as a décor surrounding the usual spectacles, all those things that never interested anyone, from now on thrust themselves brutally and without warning into our schemes and maneuvers.

—Michel Serres, Le contrat naturel

Humans in the sixteenth century did not observe things with a cold eye, with a detached gaze. They felt wholly bound up with them....

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