The Resource Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759, Harold Weber

Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759, Harold Weber

Label
Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759
Title
Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759
Statement of responsibility
Harold Weber
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book examines four seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writers concerned with the ways in which the commercial print trade was transforming traditional models of literary authority and immortality. While all were excited by the memorial potential of the printed book, they also betray a profound anxiety about how the new conditions of authorship would effect the transmission of cultural memory, and their ability to participate in and even control that process. This study contributes to the current pursuit - in both literary studies and the social sciences - of histories of memory in Western culture, employing current scholarship from the social and natural sciences to delineate the nature of modern memory."--BOOK JACKET
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Cataloging source
UKM
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Weber, Harold
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR438.M44
LC item number
W43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Early modern cultural studies, 1500-1700
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memory
  • Memory in literature
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Memorialization
  • Memorialization
  • Printing
  • Authorship
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Memorialization
  • Memorialization
  • Printing
  • Authorship
  • English literature
  • English literature
  • Memory in literature
  • Memorialization
  • Memory
  • Printing
  • Gedächtnis <Motiv>
  • Buchdruck
  • Literatur
  • England
  • Englisch
Label
Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759, Harold Weber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The invention of modern memory -- "Building castles in the air": Margaret Cavendish and the anxieties of monumentality -- "A space for narration": Milton and the politics of collective memory -- "Oh grant an honest Fame, or grant me none!": the ethics of memorialization in Pope's Archives of dulness -- "Graven with an iron pen and lead in the book for ever!": paper and permanence in Richardson's Clarissa -- Conclusion: From the "Garbage heap" of memory to the Cyborg: the exhaustion and revitalization of memory in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 262 pages
Isbn
9780230607910
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)212328128
  • (OCoLC)ocn212328128
Label
Memory, print, and gender in England, 1653-1759, Harold Weber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The invention of modern memory -- "Building castles in the air": Margaret Cavendish and the anxieties of monumentality -- "A space for narration": Milton and the politics of collective memory -- "Oh grant an honest Fame, or grant me none!": the ethics of memorialization in Pope's Archives of dulness -- "Graven with an iron pen and lead in the book for ever!": paper and permanence in Richardson's Clarissa -- Conclusion: From the "Garbage heap" of memory to the Cyborg: the exhaustion and revitalization of memory in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 262 pages
Isbn
9780230607910
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)212328128
  • (OCoLC)ocn212328128

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