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The Resource Character : the history of a cultural obsession, Marjorie Garber

Character : the history of a cultural obsession, Marjorie Garber

Label
Character : the history of a cultural obsession
Title
Character
Title remainder
the history of a cultural obsession
Statement of responsibility
Marjorie Garber
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An investigation into the concept of character, an enduring human obsession in literature, psychology, politics, and everyday life"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Garber, Marjorie B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
BF818
LC item number
.G31525 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Character
  • Character
Label
Character : the history of a cultural obsession, Marjorie Garber
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Testing it: politics, sports, celebrity
  • Teaching it: tales out of school
  • Claiming it: the idea of national character
  • Reading it: the rise and fall, and (un)surprising return of phrenology
  • Naming it: psychoanalysis, psychology, and the emergence of "personality"
  • Seeing it: art, physiognomy, photography, gesture, science
  • Character types: Greeks, geeks, nerds - and little miss hug
  • The difference gender makes: mettle, spunk, and the right stuff
Control code
1119764414
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
443 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374120856
Lccn
2020003433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030055264
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1119764414
Label
Character : the history of a cultural obsession, Marjorie Garber
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Testing it: politics, sports, celebrity
  • Teaching it: tales out of school
  • Claiming it: the idea of national character
  • Reading it: the rise and fall, and (un)surprising return of phrenology
  • Naming it: psychoanalysis, psychology, and the emergence of "personality"
  • Seeing it: art, physiognomy, photography, gesture, science
  • Character types: Greeks, geeks, nerds - and little miss hug
  • The difference gender makes: mettle, spunk, and the right stuff
Control code
1119764414
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
443 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780374120856
Lccn
2020003433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40030055264
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1119764414

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