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Profile: Lucy Hartley

Title: Professor
Degree:
D. Phil., York (U. K.)  1996
Hartley

Contact Info

Office:

3119 AH

Hours:

MW 1.10-2.10pm, & by appointment

Phone:

764-7305

Uniqname:

lhartl

email:

lhartl@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Nineteenth-century studies; intellectual and cultural history; aesthetics and politics; history and philosophy of science.

Secondary Interests


Publications

Books
Democratising Beauty in Nineteenth-Century Britain: Art and Public Poltical Life (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Ed. The History of British Women's Writing, 1830-1880 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Physiognomy and the Meaning of Expression in Nineteenth-Century Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001; paperback edition, 2005

Selected Essays & Articles
‘Art, Independence, and Capital.’ The History of British Women’s Writing, Volume 6: 1830-1880. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2017.
 
‘Importing Democracy: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America (1835-40). BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History. Ed. Dino Franco Felluga. Extension of Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. Forthcoming. 
 
‘Experimenting with Public Opinion.’ NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, forthcoming.

‘Art.’ The Cambridge Companion to John Ruskin. Ed. Francis O’Gorman. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015. 83-99.
 
‘Democracy at the Crossroads: Tocqueville, Mill, and the Conflict of Interests.’ The American Experiment and the Idea of Democracy in British Culture, 1776-1914. Ed. Ella Dzelainis and Ruth Livesey. Ashgate Series in Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Studies. London: Ashgate Press, 2013. 101-126
 
‘Aesthetic Theories.’ The Oxford History of the Novel in English. Volume 3: The Nineteenth-Century Novel 1820-1880. Ed. John Kucich and Jenny Bourne Taylor. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. 322-340
           
‘War and Peace, or, Governmentality as the Ruin of Democracy.’ Rethinking Foucault in an Age of Terror. Eds. Stephen Morton and Stephen Bygrave. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 131-155
 
‘Intellectual History and Art History.’ Palgrave Guide to Intellectual History. Ed. Brian Young and Richard Whatmore. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 65-91
 
‘Constructing the Common Type: Physiognomic Norms and the Notion of ‘Civic Usefulness,’ from Lavater to Galton.’ Histories of the Normal and the Abnormal: Social and Cultural Histories of Norms and Normativity. Ed. Waltraud Ernst. London: Routledge, 2006. 101-121
 
‘A Science for One or a Science for All? Physiognomy, Self-Help and the Practical Benefits of Science.’ Repositioning Victorian Sciences:Shifting Centres in Nineteenth-Century Scientific Thinking. Eds. David Clifford, Elisabeth Wadge, Alex Warwick, and Martin Willis. London: Anthem Press, 2006. 71-84
 
‘Putting the Drama into Everyday Life: The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and a Very Ordinary Aesthetic.’ Journal of Victorian Culture 7.2 (2002): 173-195

Art Criticism
‘The Jellyfish and the Pentagram: Reflections on beauty as longing and renewal.’ Essay commissioned for Browsing Beauty by Andrea Sunder-Plassmann and Sigi Torinus. Ontario: Thames Art Gallery, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and the WKP Kennedy Gallery, 2010. 5-13.
 
‘Refrangibility or Refracting the Human Subject.’ Essay commissioned for Beverly Fishman: Optical Unconscious. The Tarble Arts Center: 23 August – 12 October 2008. Eastern Illinois University Press, 2008
 
‘Strategies of Interpretation: in and out of the frame--‘Unknown man, formerly known as Johann Zoffany, Unknown artist, 1761, oil on canvas, 527x413mm, NPG399’.’ Knowing the Unknown Sitter.2005. Ed. Nicky Bird and Lara Perry.
  

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