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Books

  1. Bell, DF. Real Time: Accelerating Narrative from Balzac to Zola.  Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2004.
  2. Bell, DF. Circumstances: Chance in the Literary Text.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1993.
  3. Bell, DF. Models of Power: Politics and Economics in Zola’s Rougon-Macquart.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1988.

Edited Volumes

  1. Co-Editor, ; Schuerewegen, F. After 9/11: European Perspectives. Spec. Issue of Contemporary French Civilization vol. 29 no. 2, 2005.
  2. Bell, DF. Joyful Cruelty: Towards a Philosophy of the Real. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993. (ed. and trans.)
  3. Co-editor, ; Harari, JV. Hermes: Literature, Philosophy, Science. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.

Special Issues

  1.  OverloadSpec. issue of SubStance 33:3 (Fall, 2004).

Articles in a Journal

  1. Michoulan, E; Bell, DF. "Are Sounds Sound? For an Enthusiastic Study of Sound Studies." Substance 49:2 (2020): 3-29.
  2. Bell, DF; Cassou-Nogues, P; Harris, PA; Mechoulan, E. "The Editors of SubStance Introduction." Substance 48:1 (2019): 3-4.
  3. Bell, DF. "Disciplinary quandaries." Nineteenth Century French Studies 44:3-4 (March, 2016): 146-153. [doi]
  4. Bell, DF. "Spatial memory: Variations on classical themes." Substance 45:2 (January, 2016): 27-38. [doi]
  5. Bell, DF; Cassou-Noguès, P; Harris, PA; Méchoulan, É. "Introduction: The editors of substance." Substance 45:1 (January, 2016): 3-5. [doi]
  6. Bell, DF; Witt, C. "Incipit: On the Present and Future of the Field." Nineteenth Century French Studies 44:3-4 (2016): 145-182.
  7. Bell, DF. "Impact, or the business of the university." Substance 42:1 (May, 2013): 28-39. [doi]
  8. Bell, DF. "Bunker Busting and Bunker Mentalities, or Is It Safe to Be Underground?." South Atlantic Quarterly 107:2 (April, 2008): 213-229. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  9. Bell, DF. "Gustave Le Rouge et La Conspiration des milliardaires: M.A.D. avant la lettre." Spec. Issue "Science Et Littérature," Alliage 57-58 (2006): 169-176.
  10. Bell, DF. "Here, There, Anywhere." Spec. Issue "After 9/11: European Perspectives," Contemporary French Civilization 29:2 (2005): 89-109.
  11. Bell, DF. "Technologies of Speed, Technologies of Crime." Yale French Studies :108 (2005): 8-8. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  12. Bell, DF. "Vitesse et présent dans Lucien Leuwen." L'Année Stendhalienne 4 (2005): 149-161.
  13. Bell, DF. "Infinite Archives." Spec. Issue "Overload," Substance 33:3 (Fall, 2004): 148-161. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  14. Bell, DF. "Overload." Substance 33:3 (January, 2004): 3-5. [doi]
  15. Bell, DF. "Writing, movement /space, democracy: On Jacques Rancière's literary history." Substance 33:1 (January, 2004): 126-140. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  16. Bell, DF. "Momentarily." Substance 32:1 (Spring, 2003): 12-14. [doi]
  17. Bell, DF. "Momentarily (On the 100th issue of SubStance)." Substance :100 (2003): 12-14. [Gateway.cgi]
  18. Bell, DF. "Confessions of an Almost-Thematic Critic." Contemporary French Civilization 26:2 (Fall, 2002): 243-252.
  19. Bell, DF. "A Moratorium on Suspicion?." Pmla 117:3 (May, 2002): 487-490. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  20. Bell, DF. "A Moratorium on Suspicion." Pmla 117:3 (May, 2002): 487-490.
  21. Bell, DF. "Literature and material culture from Balzac to Proust: The collection and consumption of curiosities." Esprit Createur 42:1 (2002): 140-141. [Gateway.cgi]
  22. Bell, DF. "Text, Context: Transatlantic Sokal." Yale French Studies :100 (2001): 25-25. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  23. Bell, DF. "Text, Context: Transatlantic Sokal." Spec. Issue "France/Usa: the Culture Wars," Yale French Studies 100 (2001): 25-40.
  24. Bell, DF. "Effets collatéraux." Cahiers Du Crin 38 (2001): 63-72.
  25. Bell, DF. "Monkey Business." Texte: Revue De Critique Et De Théorie Littéraire 25/26 (July, 1999): 181-196.
  26. Bell, DF. "Pensée probabiliste et récit policier." Spec. Issue "L'Écrit De La Science", Alliage 37-38 (January, 1999): 100-109.
  27. Bell, DF. "Monkey business (Typewriter, text, and probability)." Texte Revue De Critique Et De Theorie Litteraire :25-26 (1999): 181-196. [Gateway.cgi]
  28. Bell, DF; Schehr, LR. "Reading violence." Substance 26:86 (Fall, 1998): 3-4. [Gateway.cgi]
  29. Bell, DF. "Pascal: Casuistry, probability, uncertainty (Pierre Fermat's problem of points and the the history of modern probability theory)." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 28:1 (1998): 37-50. [Gateway.cgi]
  30. Bell, DF. "Reading corpses: Interpretive violence." Substance 26:86 (1998): 92-105. [Gateway.cgi]
  31. Bell, DF. "Communication: Euphoria, dysphoria." Substance :83 (1997): 81-95. [Gateway.cgi]
  32. BELL, DF. "'THERESE RAQUIN' - SCIENTIFIC REALISM IN ZOLA LABORATORY." Nineteenth Century French Studies 24:1-2 (1995): 122-132. [Gateway.cgi]
  33. Schuerewegen, F. "Balzac contre Balzac: les cartes du lecteur." Nineteenth Century French Studies 22:3-4 (January, 1994): 555-57.
  34. BELL, DF. "WOMEN, A USERS MANUAL - BALZAC FROM LA 'PHYSIOLOGIE DU MARIAGE' TO LA 'COMEDIE HUMAINE' - FRENCH - NESCI,C." French Forum 19:1 (January, 1994): 121-122. [Gateway.cgi]
  35. BELL, DF. "BALZAC AGAINST BALZAC - READERS MAP - SCHUEREWEGEN,F." Nineteenth Century French Studies 22:3-4 (1994): 555-557. [Gateway.cgi]
  36. BELL, DF. "STATISTICAL THINKING IN BALZAC - LE 'COUSIN PONS'." Substance :74 (1994): 22-37. [Gateway.cgi]
  37. Bell, DF; Siebers, T. "Cold War Criticism and the Politics of Skepticism.." Mln 108:5 (December, 1993): 1009-1009. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  38. BELL, DF. "CASANOVA LOTTERY + 'HISTOIRE DE MA VIE', A DESCRIPTION OF 18TH-CENTURY SOCIETY." Stanford French Review 17:1 (1993): 77-93. [Gateway.cgi]
  39. BELL, DF. "ZOLA FIN-DE-SIECLE PESSIMISM + LA 'BETE HUMAINE' - KNOWLEDGE IN CRISIS." Esprit Createur 32:4 (1992): 21-29. [Gateway.cgi]
  40. Bell, DF. "Bifurcations: Espace et pouvoir dans Germinal." Les Lettres Romanes 45:4 (November, 1991): 307-317. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  41. BELL, DF. "ZOLA AND THE CRAFT OF FICTION - ESSAYS IN HONOR OF HEMMINGS,F.W.T. - LETHBRIDGE,R, KEEFE,T." Nineteenth Century French Studies 19:4 (1991): 621-623. [Gateway.cgi]
  42. BELL, DF. "BALZAC-SARL + 'ILLUSIONS PERDUES' BY BALZAC,HONORE,DE." French Forum 14:1 (January, 1989): 43-53. [Gateway.cgi]
  43. Bell, DF; Chambers, R. "Melancolie et opposition: Les Debuts du modernisme en France." Mln 103:4 (September, 1988): 939-939. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  44. BELL, DF. "THE LITERATURE OF IMAGES - NARRATIVE LANDSCAPE FROM 'JULIE' TO 'JANE EYRE' - KADISH,DY." French Forum 13:2 (May, 1988): 253-254. [Gateway.cgi]
  45. BELL, DF. "EPIGRAMS AND MINISTERIAL ELOQUENCE - THE WAR OF WORDS IN BALZAC LA 'PEAU DE CHAGRIN'." Nineteenth Century French Studies 15:3 (1987): 252-264. [Gateway.cgi]
  46. BELL, DF. "THE NARRATIVE MATRIX - STENDHAL LE 'ROUGE ET LE NOIR' - MOSSMAN,CA." French Forum 11:1 (January, 1986): 118-119. [Gateway.cgi]
  47. Bell, DF; Bonnefis, P. "L'Innommable: Essai sur l'oeuvre d'Emile Zola." Mln 100:4 (September, 1985): 884-884. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  48. BELL, DF. "LA 'CHANDELLE VERTE' AND THE FAIT-DIVERS + JARRY." Esprit Createur 24:4 (1984): 48-56. [Gateway.cgi]
  49. Bell, DF; Crouzet, M. "Stendhal et le langage." Mln 98:4 (May, 1983): 795-795. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]

Articles in a Collection

  1. Bell, DF. "Le Tact de Stendhal." Le Rouge et le noir de Stendhal: Lectures critiques Ed. Reid, M. Classiques Garniers, 2013, 99-114.
  2. Bell, DF. "Michel Serres." History of Continental Philosophy. Ed. Schrift, A. Durham, UK: Acumen Press, 2010, 6:177-95.
  3. Bell, DF. "Serres sur Zola: Mythe et espaces." Les Cahiers de l’Herne. Ed. Yvonnet, FL; Frémont, C. 2010, 188-95.
  4. Bell, DF. "La Communication instantanée: Au Bonheur des dames." Émile Zola: Mémoire et sensations Ed. Cnockaert, V. Montreal: XYZ éditeur, 2008, 241-251.
  5. Bell, DF. "Science and Philosophy." Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought Ed. Kritzman, L. Columbia University Press, 2006, 329-34.
  6. Bell, DF. "Michel Serres." Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought Ed. Kritzman, L. New York: Columbia University Press, 2006, 658-61.
  7. Bell, DF. "Promenades in Paris: Rastignac Maps the City." Approaches to Teaching Balzac’s Le Père Goriot Ed. Ginsburg, M. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 2000, 81-89.