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Fables of modernity : literature and culture in the English eighteenth century

Author: Laura Brown
Publisher: Ithaca (N.Y.) Cornell University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fables of Modernity expands the territory for cultural and literary criticism by introducing the concept of the cultural fable. Laura Brown shows how cultural fables arise from material practices in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Brown
ISBN: 0801437563 9780801437564
OCLC Number: 1014866719
Description: XII, 273 p. ill. 24 cm
Responsibility: Laura Brown.

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"In constructing two forms of 'other,' the woman and the non-European, Brown argues that eighteenth-century England turned to material culture for metaphors to represent the modern: the city sewer Read more...

 
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