přejít na obsah
The library at night Náhled dokumentu
ZavřítNáhled dokumentu
Probíhá kontrola...

The library at night

Autor Alberto Manguel
Vydavatel: Toronto : Knopf Canada, ©2006.
Vydání/formát:   book_printbook : English : 1st edZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
Databáze:WorldCat
Shrnutí:
The book begins with the design and construction of Alberto Manguel's own library at his house in western France -- a process that raises puzzling questions about his past and his reading habits, as well as broader ones about the nature of categories, catalogues, architecture and identity. Exploring these themes with a deliberately unsystematic brilliance, Manguel takes us to the great Library at Alexandria, and  Přečíst více...
Hodnocení:

podle 3 hodnocení 2 zobrazit recenze

Předmětová hesla:
Více podobných

 

Vyhledat exemplář v knihovně

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Vyhledávání knihoven, které vlastní tento dokument...

Detaily

Žánr/forma: History
Typ materiálu: Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Alberto Manguel
ISBN: 9780676975888 0676975887
OCLC číslo: 69186546
Popis: 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Obsahy: The library as myth --
The library as order --
The library as space --
The library as power --
The library as shadow --
The library as shape --
The library as chance --
The library as workshop --
The library as mind --
The library as island --
The library as survival --
The library as oblivion --
The library as imagination --
The library as identity --
The library as home
Odpovědnost: Alberto Manguel.
Více informací:

Anotace:

The book begins with the design and construction of Alberto Manguel's own library at his house in western France -- a process that raises puzzling questions about his past and his reading habits, as well as broader ones about the nature of categories, catalogues, architecture and identity. Exploring these themes with a deliberately unsystematic brilliance, Manguel takes us to the great Library at Alexandria, and Michelangelo's Laurentian Library in Florence; we sit with Jorge Luis Borges in his office at the National Library in Argentina, travel with donkeys carrying books into the Colombian hinterland, and discover the Fihrist, a chaotic and delightful bibliographic record of medieval Arab knowledge. There seem to be no limits to Manguel's learning, or his ability to illuminate his investigations with magical, telling details from the past. Thematically organized and beautifully illustrated, this book considers libraries as treasure troves and architectural spaces; it looks on them as autobiographies of their owners and as statements of national identity. It examines small personal libraries and libraries that started as philanthropic ventures, and analyzes the unending promise -- and defects -- of virtual ones. It compares different methods of categorization (and what they imply) and libraries that have built up by chance as opposed to by conscious direction. Although it is encyclopedic (and discusses encyclopedias assembled by Diderot and fifteenth-century Chinese scholars alike) and full of concrete historical analysis (including a brief investigation of the prejudices underlying the Dewey Decimal System) this book is animated throughout by a gentle, even playful sensibility: it is governed by the browser's logic of association and pleasure, rather than the rigid lines of scholarly theory. After all, everything in a library is connected: "As the librarians of Alexandria perhaps discovered, any single literary moment necessarily implies all others." In part this is because this is about the library at night, not during the day: this book takes in what happens after the lights go out, when the world is sleeping, when books become the rightful owners of the library and the reader is the interloper. Then all daytime order is upended: one book calls to another across the shelves, and new alliances are created across time and space. And so, as well as the best design for a reading room and the makeup of Robinson Crusoe's library, this book dwells on more "nocturnal" subjects: fictional libraries like those carried by Count Dracula and Frankenstein's monster; shadow libraries of lost and censored books; imaginary libraries of books not yet written.

Recenze

Recenze vložené uživatelem

Recenze uživatele WorldCat (2)

Osler Fellows Library

od oslerfellowslibrary (Publikoval uživatel WorldCat 2012-10-04) Skvělé Trvalý odkaz

Donated by Dr. Richard Fraser, 2012. Although not directly related to the goals of the Osler Fellows’ Library, this book illustrates one central aspect of it...
Přečíst více...  Přečíst více...

  • Byla pro vás tato recenze užitečná?
  •   

www.kobsko.com)billge nike sko shox R4 sko online

od nikeskorabatt (Publikoval uživatel WorldCat 2012-10-02) Skvělé Trvalý odkaz

<a href="http://www.kobsko.com/">http://www.kobsko.com/</a>vi salg nyeste mænd nike shox R4 tegneserie 2011 med gratis forsendelse,50% rabat,købe billigt...
Přečíst více...  Přečíst více...

  • Byla pro vás tato recenze užitečná?
  •   
Nahrávání recenzí GoodReads...
Přebírání recenzí DOGO books...

Štítky

Buďte první.
Potvrdit tento požadavek

Tento dokument jste si již vyžádali. Prosím vyberte Ok pokud chcete přesto v žádance pokračovat.

Propojená data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/69186546> # The library at night
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "69186546" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Place/toronto> ; # Toronto
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/onc> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/997341> ; # Libraries
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotheques> ; # Bibliothèques
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85076512> ; # Libraries--History
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/027/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotek_och_samhalle> ; # Bibliotek och samhälle
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/culturele_aspecten> ; # Culturele aspecten
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/lezen> ; # Lezen
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/Z721> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotheken> ; # Bibliotheken
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836454> ; # Books and reading
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotheques_histoire> ; # Bibliothèques--Histoire
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007102092> ; # Books and reading--History
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bocker_och_lasning_historia> ; # Böcker och läsning--historia
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/collectief_geheugen> ; # Collectief geheugen
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/livres_et_lecture> ; # Livres et lecture
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotek_historia> ; # Bibliotek--historia
   schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2006" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/9850131> ; # Alberto Manguel
   schema:datePublished "2006" ;
   schema:description "The library as myth -- The library as order -- The library as space -- The library as power -- The library as shadow -- The library as shape -- The library as chance -- The library as workshop -- The library as mind -- The library as island -- The library as survival -- The library as oblivion -- The library as imagination -- The library as identity -- The library as home"@en ;
   schema:description "The book begins with the design and construction of Alberto Manguel's own library at his house in western France -- a process that raises puzzling questions about his past and his reading habits, as well as broader ones about the nature of categories, catalogues, architecture and identity. Exploring these themes with a deliberately unsystematic brilliance, Manguel takes us to the great Library at Alexandria, and Michelangelo's Laurentian Library in Florence; we sit with Jorge Luis Borges in his office at the National Library in Argentina, travel with donkeys carrying books into the Colombian hinterland, and discover the Fihrist, a chaotic and delightful bibliographic record of medieval Arab knowledge. There seem to be no limits to Manguel's learning, or his ability to illuminate his investigations with magical, telling details from the past. Thematically organized and beautifully illustrated, this book considers libraries as treasure troves and architectural spaces; it looks on them as autobiographies of their owners and as statements of national identity. It examines small personal libraries and libraries that started as philanthropic ventures, and analyzes the unending promise -- and defects -- of virtual ones. It compares different methods of categorization (and what they imply) and libraries that have built up by chance as opposed to by conscious direction. Although it is encyclopedic (and discusses encyclopedias assembled by Diderot and fifteenth-century Chinese scholars alike) and full of concrete historical analysis (including a brief investigation of the prejudices underlying the Dewey Decimal System) this book is animated throughout by a gentle, even playful sensibility: it is governed by the browser's logic of association and pleasure, rather than the rigid lines of scholarly theory. After all, everything in a library is connected: "As the librarians of Alexandria perhaps discovered, any single literary moment necessarily implies all others." In part this is because this is about the library at night, not during the day: this book takes in what happens after the lights go out, when the world is sleeping, when books become the rightful owners of the library and the reader is the interloper. Then all daytime order is upended: one book calls to another across the shelves, and new alliances are created across time and space. And so, as well as the best design for a reading room and the makeup of Robinson Crusoe's library, this book dwells on more "nocturnal" subjects: fictional libraries like those carried by Count Dracula and Frankenstein's monster; shadow libraries of lost and censored books; imaginary libraries of books not yet written."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/59518594> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The library at night"@en ;
   schema:productID "69186546" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/69186546#PublicationEvent/toronto_knopf_canada_2006> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Agent/knopf_canada> ; # Knopf Canada
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0715/2007405410.html> ;
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0713/2007405410-s.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780676975888> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/69186546> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotek_historia> # Bibliotek--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Bibliotek--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotek_och_samhalle> # Bibliotek och samhälle
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Bibliotek och samhälle"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bibliotheques_histoire> # Bibliothèques--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Bibliothèques--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/bocker_och_lasning_historia> # Böcker och läsning--historia
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Böcker och läsning--historia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/collectief_geheugen> # Collectief geheugen
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Collectief geheugen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/59518594#Topic/culturele_aspecten> # Culturele aspecten
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Culturele aspecten"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007102092> # Books and reading--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Books and reading--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85076512> # Libraries--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Libraries--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836454> # Books and reading
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Books and reading"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/997341> # Libraries
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Libraries"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9850131> # Alberto Manguel
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Manguel" ;
   schema:givenName "Alberto" ;
   schema:name "Alberto Manguel" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780676975888>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0676975887" ;
   schema:isbn "9780676975888" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Zavřít okno

Prosím přihlaste se do WorldCat 

Nemáte účet? Můžete si jednoduše vytvořit bezplatný účet.