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Author Betjemann, Peter J., 1973-

Title Talking shop [electronic resource] : the language of craft in an age of consumption / Peter Betjemann.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, c2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 267 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index.
Contents The ghost writer: the canonization of Benvenuto Cellini -- Legends of labor: Nathaniel Hawthorne and the voice of craft -- The nature of gothic: artisanship, intuition, and the representation of expertise -- In the American grain: Gustav Stickley and the artisanal type -- The syntax of the eye: author, artisan, and the "more laboring ages" in Henry James's The spoils of Poynton -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Material culture in literature.
Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature.
Artisans in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813931210 (cloth alk. paper)
9780813931692 (electronic bk.)

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