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Slow Causality: The Function of Narrative in an Age of Climate Change
Abstract:Both theorists and activists confront the challenge of representing the often untraceable causalities of climate change and, specifically, of linking action to effect over long periods.Expand
Writing the Victorian City: Discourses of Risk, Connection, and Inevitability
  • T. Y. Choi
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Victorian studies
  • 1 July 2001
A n essayist writing in the 1860 All the Year Round reflected that "it concerns a man more to know his risks of the fifty illnesses that may throw him on his back, than the possible date of the oneExpand
Narrating the Unexceptional: The Art of Medical Inquiry in Victorian England and the Present
  • T. Y. Choi
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Literature and medicine
  • 20 May 2003
Forms of Closure: The First Law of Thermodynamics and Victorian Narrative
According to the first law of thermodynamics, formulated in the 1830s and 1840s, energy could neither be created nor destroyed but could only circulate and transform within a closed system. ThisExpand
Vaccination, Poetry, and an Early-Nineteenth-Century Physiology of the Self
  • T. Y. Choi
  • History, Medicine
  • Literature and medicine
  • 2011
The Citizen's Body: Desire, Health, and the Social in Victorian England (review)
summer 2008 edly focuses on the paper mill that employs lizzie Hexam after she flees london, she is able to reveal the ambiguities inherent in papermaking within a more material context: for dickens,Expand