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review ↠ On Flinching ↠ While the end of the nineteenth century is often associated with the rise of objectivity and its ideal of a restrained observer scientific experiments continued to create emotional even theatrical relationships between scientist and his subject On Flinching focuses on moments in which scientific observers flinched from sudden noisesWhile the end of the nineteenth century is often associated with the rise of objectivity and its ideal of a restrained observer scientific experiments continued to create emotional even theatrical relationships between scientist and his subject On Flinching focuses on moments in which scientific observers flinched from sudden noises winced at the sight of an animal's pain or cringed when he was caught looking as ways to consider a distinctive motif of passionate and gestured lo.

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Neteenth and early twentieth century theatre it places the history of scientific looking in its wider cultural context arguing that even at the dawn of objectivity the techniues and problems of the stage continued to haunt scientific life In turn it suggests that by exploring the ways recoiling shrinking and wincing becoming paradigmatic spectatorial gestures in this period we can understand the ways Victorians thought about looking as itself an emotional and gestured performan.

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On FlinchingOking in the laboratory and beyond It was not their laboratory machines who these scientific observers most closely resembled but the self consciously emotional theatrical audiences of the period Tiffany Watt Smith offers close readings of four experiments performed by the naturalist Charles Darwin the physiologist David Ferrier the neurologist Henry Head and the psychologist Arthur Hurst Bringing together flinching scientific observers with actors and spectators in the late ni.