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

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Preface
Quotation Marks
Fashionable
TryWorks
MakeWork
Sequels
Vegetable Love
A Case of Mstaken Identity
MacGuffin Shakespeare
Historical Correctness
The Jane Austen Syndrome
Fatal Cleopatra
Compassion
Who Owns Human Nature?
Notes
Index

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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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