Sense of Things The Object Matter of American Literature

ISBN-10: 0226076296

ISBN-13: 9780226076294

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bill Brown

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Bill Brown's new study explores the roots of modern America's fascination with things and the problem that objects posed for American literature at the turn of the century.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Introduction: 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 Deacute;cor The Novel Deacute;meubleacute; Reification as Utopia Things to Think With Golden Bowls Coda: The Death and Life of Things: Modernity and Modernism
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