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Curious collectors, collected curiosities : an interdisciplinary study

Author: Janelle A Schwartz; Nhora Lucía Serrano
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study asks its readers to enter into an investigation of the nature of collecting as an aesthetic exercise. Spanning the 16th-century through today, it gathers together the work of current scholars to re-envision the task of collectors and their collections in broad strokes.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janelle A Schwartz; Nhora Lucía Serrano
ISBN: 9781443823258 1443823252 9781443829588 1443829587
OCLC Number: 650439254
Description: vi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: On the virtues of cabinets and curiosities / Amy Johnson, Janelle A. Schwartz, Nhora Lucia Serrano --
"Very rare, fragile, and priceless" : transforming Leonardo da Vinci from collector to curiosity / Nhora Lucia Serrano --
Cabinets in reverse : staging the European body as curiosity in the literature of new world encounter / Stephanie Shirilan --
The ark of the museum : epistemological change in John Tradescant's cabinet of curiosities / Jan Olesen --
Botched animals and enigmatic beasts / Rachel Poliquin --
A curious commodity : Antoine Galland's Arabian nights' entertainments / Amanda Kenny --
Captain Cook's cabinet : the making of an arctic imaginary / Janelle A. Schwartz --
Collecting animal images : a natural history of cinema / William Nolan --
An incoherent collection? : Andre du Bouchet's L'incoherence / Michael Sohn --
Anatomy of an exhibition : W.G. Sebald's The rings of Saturn / Amy Johnson --
On being embedded : some notes on the environmental curiosities of air travel / Christopher Schaberg.
Responsibility: edited by Janelle A. Schwartz and Nhora Lucía Serrano.

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