The Resource Museum rhetoric : building civic identity in national spaces, M. Elizabeth Weiser, (ebook)

Museum rhetoric : building civic identity in national spaces, M. Elizabeth Weiser, (ebook)

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Museum rhetoric : building civic identity in national spaces
Title
Museum rhetoric
Title remainder
building civic identity in national spaces
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M. Elizabeth Weiser
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eng
Summary
Set in the French countryside of George Sand's childhood and narrated in the unique voice of a Berrichon peasant, La Petite Fadette is a beloved 1848 novel about identical twin brothers and Fadette, the mysterious waif with whom they both fall in love. The brothers, Landry and Sylvinet, belong to a highly respected farm family. When young Landry meets Fadette, whose very name suggests that she is a witch, he is captivated by the girl despite her lowly status and disreputable family. Sylvinet soon follows suit. Fadette's relationship with the twins defies the patriarchal norms of French society as well as the expectations of the village, resulting in a tale of love, courage, and clever strategy winning out over superstition and prejudice.Often regarded as a simple country tale, Sand's novel is layered with meaning, including subtle nods to the burgeoning desire for political and sexual equality in nineteenth-century France. This thoughtful critical translation by Gretchen van Slyke brings the complexity of the original story to life. Her introduction explores the autobiographical and political dimensions of the novel, and her translation preserves the rustic charm and archaic flavor of Sand's language.An invaluable contribution to French literary studies and nineteenth-century literature studies, this new edition ensures that La Petite Fadette will be read by generations to come
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Midwest
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Weiser, M. Elizabeth
Dewey number
069
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The RSA series in transdisciplinary rhetoric
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  • Museums
  • National museums
  • Rhetoric
  • Nationalism
  • Cultural property
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adult
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Museum rhetoric : building civic identity in national spaces, M. Elizabeth Weiser, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780271080246
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12031642
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12031642
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MWT12031642
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Museum rhetoric : building civic identity in national spaces, M. Elizabeth Weiser, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780271080246
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12031642
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12031642
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MWT12031642
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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