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Unformatted text preview: ARTH 225 September 10 & 15 Quick Review on Physiologie Gavarin by profession o Hats along could tell about social class Bonnets, caps working class Tall hats & cane middle class working men Bertillon, Method of Cataloging Criminal Features employment of Lavaters method Figure of the Detective Edgar Allen Poe o Writer, poet, critic etc. o Start Man of the Crowd, 1840 Little in common with the literary Exactly the moment when the physiologie craze was taking off Calm curiosity Shared interests or preoccupations with the physiologie: Threatening potential of someone not being able to be identified Itinerary: Start from center of city to the outskirts Fear of the unknown men and women in the city Conjures the criminal o Emerging ideas about the city o Indications of Dupans Characterizes as a Detective The ultimate analyst unbelievably perceptive Intellectual not intuitional Key clues are visual Seeing things that others dont see and understanding what others overlook o Figures coined by Poe are profoundly important for his follower Baudelaire...
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