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" If the soul of the commodity which Marx occasionally mentions in jest existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle. "
Essay on Exoticism: An Aesthetics of Diversity - Page viii
by Victor Segalen, Stanley Fish, Harry Harootunian - 2002 - 95 pages
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Figures of Ill Repute: Representing Prostitution in Nineteenth-century France

Charles Bernheimer - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 329 pages
...observes in his analysis of the Baudelairean flaneur, is purely empathetic, since "it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle."18 Offering itself promiscuously "to the unexpected that appears, to the unknown that passes"...
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Domestic Individualism: Imagining Self in Nineteenth-Century America

Gillian Brown - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 284 pages
...existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle." 1 Stowe's sentimental fetishism invests domestic possessions with this sense of empathy between...
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Georg Simmel: Critical Assessments, Volume 1

David Frisby - Reference - 1994 - 1232 pages
...Marx, 'would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle'. Poor commodity, which does not want to be homeless. Poor/7ortŁ«r/Baudelaire, by extension,...
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Fictions of State: Culture and Credit in Britain, 1694-1994

Patrick Brantlinger, Professor of English and Cultural Studies Patrick Brantlinger - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 291 pages
...advertising image. the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle" (55)—like Johnstone's magical guinea in Chrysal The "soul of the commodity" resembles in...
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Movies and Mass Culture

John Belton - Performing Arts - 1996 - 279 pages
...existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle."36 Mary Aim Doanc Commodity and consumer share the same attributes — appeal to the eye and...
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American Archives: Gender, Race, and Class in Visual Culture

Shawn Michelle Smith - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 299 pages
...existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle."2 Perhaps Carrie is particularly susceptible to the whispers of commodities because she herself...
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The Violence of Modernity: Baudelaire, Irony, and the Politics of Form

Debarati Sanyal - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 276 pages
...existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle" (Charles Baudelaire, trans. Zohn, 55). 23. In his reading of "La Mort des amants," Fredric...
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Museums, Media and Cultural Theory

Henning - Art - 2005 - 199 pages
...existed, it would be the most empathetic ever encountered in the realm of souls, for it would have to see in everyone the buyer in whose hand and house it wants to nestle. (Walter Benjamin 1983: 55) The life of things in the museum age In the Grimm brothers' version...
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