Ulysses and the Signature of Things

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Dukes, Hunter (2017)
  • Publisher: Humanities
  • Journal: (issn: 2076-0787)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/h6030052, doi: 10.17863/CAM.11902
  • Subject: History of scholarship and learning. The humanities | Ulysses | signature | Jakob Böhme | AZ20-999 | Giorgio Agamben | inscription | Michel Foucault | Walter Benjamin | James Joyce | graphology

James Joyce’s depiction of autographic signatures resembles the “doctrine of signatures” — a pre-modern system of correspondence between medicinal plants and parts of the body. Certain aspects of this episteme reappear in the late nineteenth century. This recurrence is ... View more
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