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The Resource A cultural history of causality : science, murder novels, and systems of thought, Stephen Kern

A cultural history of causality : science, murder novels, and systems of thought, Stephen Kern

Label
A cultural history of causality : science, murder novels, and systems of thought
Title
A cultural history of causality
Title remainder
science, murder novels, and systems of thought
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Kern
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This pioneering work is the first to trace how our understanding of the causes of human behavior has changed radically over the course of European and American cultural history since 1830. Focusing on the act of murder, as documented vividly by more than a hundred novels including Crime and Punishment, An American Tragedy, The Trial, and Lolita, Stephen Kern devotes each chapter of A Cultural History of Causality to examining a specific causal factor or motive for murder--ancestry, childhood, language, sexuality, emotion, mind, society, and ideology. In addition to drawing on particular novels
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kern, Stephen
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Causation in literature
  • Murder in literature
  • Causation
  • Fiction
  • Fiction
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Causation
  • Causation in literature
  • Fiction
  • Murder in literature
Label
A cultural history of causality : science, murder novels, and systems of thought, Stephen Kern
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-423) and index
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
Contents
Ancestry -- Childhood -- Language -- Sexuality -- Emotion -- Mind -- Society -- Ideas
Control code
ocn437266744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (437 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826230
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttskfp
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437266744
Label
A cultural history of causality : science, murder novels, and systems of thought, Stephen Kern
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-423) and index
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
Contents
Ancestry -- Childhood -- Language -- Sexuality -- Emotion -- Mind -- Society -- Ideas
Control code
ocn437266744
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (437 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400826230
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttskfp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)437266744

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