Symmetrical Modernities?

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Chris Fleming
John O'Carroll


A review of Jane Bennett's The Enchantment of Modern Life: Attachments, Crossings and Ethics (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2001).

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Chris Fleming, University of Western Sydney

CHRIS FLEMING teaches philosophy and cultural theory at the University of Western Sydney and is currently a visiting fellow at the University of California. His most recent book is René Girard: Violence and Mimesis (Polity, 2004) and his work has appeared in Body & Society, Griffith Law Review and Modern Drama.

John O'Carroll, Charles Sturt University

JOHN O’CARROLL teaches literature and com- munication at Charles Sturt University. His research interests are in the areas of multi- culturalism, modernity, and the theorisation of secular society. He has written a number of essays with Chris Fleming on the subjects of anti-Americanism and Romanticism, especially for the journal anthropoetics.