The Order of Forms

The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism and Social Space

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Introduction: Three Formalisms for Today

The Realist Blueprint: For a Formalist Theory of Realism

The Set Theory of Wuthering Heights: Realism and the Infinities of Social Space

The Limits of Bleak House

The Crease and the Sovereign: Symbolic Logic on the Social Plane of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Obscure Forms: the Social Geometry of Jude the Obscure

States of Psychoanalysis: Formalization and the Space of the Political

The Formal State: Ranciere, Levine, Jameson, Dean