The Resource Writing against time, Michael W. Clune, (ebook)

Writing against time, Michael W. Clune, (ebook)

Label
Writing against time
Title
Writing against time
Statement of responsibility
Michael W. Clune
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
For centuries, a central goal of art has been to make us see the world with new eyes. Thinkers from Edmund Burke to Elaine Scarry have understood this effort as the attempt to create new forms. But as anyone who has ever worn out a song by repeated listening knows, artistic form is hardly immune to sensation-killing habit. Some of our most ambitious writers-Keats, Proust, Nabokov, Ashbery-have been obsessed by this problem. Attempting to create an image that never gets old, they experiment with virtual, ideal forms. Poems and novels become workshops, as fragments of the real world are scrutinized for insights and the shape of an ideal artwork is pieced together. These writers, voracious in their appetite for any knowledge that will further their goal, find help in unlikely places. The logic of totalitarian regimes, the phenomenology of music, the pathology of addiction, and global commodity exchange furnish them with tools and models for arresting neurobiological time. Reading central works of the past two centuries in light of their shared ambition, Clune produces a revisionary understanding of some of our most important literature
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Clune, Michael W
Dewey number
809/.93384
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Literature, Modern
  • Time in literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Writing against time, Michael W. Clune, (ebook)
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Publication
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online resource
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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
9780804784825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891286
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891286
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MWT11891286
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Writing against time, Michael W. Clune, (ebook)
Link
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804784825
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891286
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891286
System control number
MWT11891286
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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