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Jes Wienberg

limits on what could be thought and how. This shift meant that God was replaced by history as the interpretative framework, and the Church and the clergy were succeeded as the shepherding power by the State’s new control institutions, the police and the sciences (Foucault 1966 (French); 1971 (English)). Modernity is also divided up into phases in order to bring out its origins and gradual development since the Renaissance. For instance, the literary historian Marshall Berman has divided modernity into three phases: from the beginning of the sixteenth century to

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