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The Resource A sense of things : the object matter of American literature, Bill Brown

A sense of things : the object matter of American literature, Bill Brown

Label
A sense of things : the object matter of American literature
Title
A sense of things
Title remainder
the object matter of American literature
Statement of responsibility
Bill Brown
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.409355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.M39
LC item number
B76 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A sense of things : the object matter of American literature, Bill Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The idea of things and the ideas in them -- The tyranny of things -- Fetishisms -- Object lessons -- A trivial thing -- Democratic objects -- The nature of things -- Iteration -- Creatures of habit -- Possession -- The miracle of history -- Misuse value -- Regional artifacts -- Natural histories -- Life-groups and the cultural thing -- Material history -- "A kind of fetichism" -- Waste matter -- Modernist archeology -- The decoration of houses -- Décor -- The novel démeublé -- Reification as utopia -- Things to think with -- Golden bowls -- The death and life of things : modernity and modernism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 245 p.
Isbn
9780226076294
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002010611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373495672
Label
A sense of things : the object matter of American literature, Bill Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The idea of things and the ideas in them -- The tyranny of things -- Fetishisms -- Object lessons -- A trivial thing -- Democratic objects -- The nature of things -- Iteration -- Creatures of habit -- Possession -- The miracle of history -- Misuse value -- Regional artifacts -- Natural histories -- Life-groups and the cultural thing -- Material history -- "A kind of fetichism" -- Waste matter -- Modernist archeology -- The decoration of houses -- Décor -- The novel démeublé -- Reification as utopia -- Things to think with -- Golden bowls -- The death and life of things : modernity and modernism
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 245 p.
Isbn
9780226076294
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002010611
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn373495672

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
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