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Imagining the Penitentiary

Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in Eighteenth-Century England

by John Bender

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages356
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Open LibraryOL7415294M
ISBN 100226042294
ISBN 109780226042299

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In the end, the project came to nothing; the Panopticon was never built. But it is precisely this that makes the Panopticon project the best exemplification of Bentham's own theory of fictions, according to which non-existent fictitious entities can have all too real effects.