Quotation Marks

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Routledge, 6 de mai. de 2016 - 328 páginas
Written with characteristic verve, Quotation Marks considers, among other subjects, how we depend upon the most quotable men and women in history, using great writers to bolster what we ourselves have to say. The entertaining turns and reversals of Marjorie Garber's arguments offer the rare pleasure of a true essayist.
 

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The nature of quotations, fashion, work, sequels, sexuality, the abbreviation Ms., Monica Lewinsky, textural editing in Shakespeare, literature, and human nature are all discussed in this widely ... Ler resenha completa

Conteúdo

Preface
1
1 Quotation Marks
7
2 Fashionable
33
3 TryWorks
47
4 MakeWork
59
5 Sequels
73
6 Vegetable Love
83
7 A Case of Mstaken Identity
105
9 MacGuffin Shakespeare
147
10 Historical Correctness
177
11 The Jane Austen Syndrome
199
12 Fatal Cleopatra
211
13 Compassion
231
14 Who Owns Human Nature?
243
Notes
273
Index
297

8 Moniker
121

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Marjorie Garber is Willam R Kenan Jr Professor of English and Director of the Humanities Center at Harvard. Her books Symptoms of Culture, Vested Interests, and Bisexuality and the Eroticism of Everyday Life are available in paperback from Routledge. Her most recent books are Sex and Real Estate and Academic Instincts.

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