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Portable property : Victorian culture on the move

Author: John Plotz
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What fueled the Victorian passion for hair-jewelry and memorial rings? When would an everyday object metamorphose from commodity to precious relic? In Portable Property, John Plotz examines the new role played by portable objects in persuading Victorian Britons that they could travel abroad with religious sentiments, family ties, and national identity intact. In an empire defined as much by the circulation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Plotz, John, 1967-
Portable property.
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007033548
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Plotz
ISBN: 9781400828937 1400828937 1282157825 9781282157828 9780691146621 0691146624
OCLC Number: 432429102
Awards: Commended for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 268 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface : getting hold of portable property --
Introduction : the global, the local, and the portable --
Discreet jewels : Victorian diamond narratives and the problem of sentimental value --
The first strawberries in India : cultural portability abroad --
Someone else's knowledge : race and portable culture in Daniel Deronda --
Locating Lorna Doone : R.D. Blackmore, F.H. Burnett, and the limits of English regionalism --
Going local : characters and environments in Thomas Hardy's Wessex --
Nowhere and everywhere : the end of portability in William Morris's romances --
Conclusion : is portability portable?
Responsibility: John Plotz.

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