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I am very grateful for the generous feedback I received from two anonymous reviewers as well as James Cahill’s editorial guidance on this essay. Early versions of this essay were given as papers at the 2021 virtual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference and the 2019 Spiral Film and Philosophy Conference “It’s Alive! Film/ Form/Life” at York University, Toronto, Ontario.
"Observations on the Origins of Life and Animation: David Lebrun’s Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision,"
Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture: Vol. 43:
3, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/discourse/vol43/iss3/3