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Author: Majorie Garber
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : Danish
Database:WorldCat
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Cultural critic Marjorie Garber turns to the history of words, great writers, everyday speech, and the painted image to spin tales about the way we live. There are pieces on Jane Austen Syndrome, on forgery, on sequels (think George "Dubya") and on anachronism ("historical correctness").
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Majorie Garber
ISBN: 0415937450 9780415937450 0415937469 9780415937467
OCLC Number: 474363465
Description: 306 s.
Contents: Quotation marks --
Fashionable --
Try-works --
Make-work --
Sequels --
Vegetable love --
A case of mistaken identity --
Moniker --
McGuffin Shakespeare --
Historical correctness --
The Jane Austen syndrome --
Fatal Cleopatra --
Compassion --
Who owns "human nature"?
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Majorie Garber's essays are wonderful, witty, and provocative pieces of cultural criticism.  Read more...

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...".an erudite and absorbing introduction to the art of the essay and present-day literary thought."-Gene Shaw, "Library Journal, December 15, 2002 "The nature of quotations, fashion, work, sequels, Read more...

 
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