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The Resource Intangible materialism : the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language, Ronald Schleifer

Intangible materialism : the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language, Ronald Schleifer

Label
Intangible materialism : the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language
Title
Intangible materialism
Title remainder
the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Schleifer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taking as his point of departure Norbert Weiner's statement that information is basic to understanding materialism in our era, Ronald Schleifer shows how discoveries of modern physics have altered conceptions of matter and energy and the ways in which both information theory and the study of literature can enrich these conceptions. Expanding the reductive notion of "the material" as simply matter and energy, he formulates a new, more inclusive idea of materialism. Schleifer's project attempts to bridge the divisions between the humanities and the sciences and to create a nonreductive materialis
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schleifer, Ronald
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Materialism in literature
  • Materialism
  • Human body in literature
  • Human body (Philosophy)
  • Literature and science
  • Literature
  • Semiotics
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Human body in literature
  • Human body (Philosophy)
  • Literature and science
  • Literature
  • Materialism
  • Materialism in literature
  • Semiotics
Label
Intangible materialism : the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language, Ronald Schleifer
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: materialist literature -- Intangible materialism -- The faces of consilience: levels of understanding and the negative science of semiotics -- Material voices: Tourette syndrome, neurobiology, and the affect of poetry -- The history of the hand: Peirce's index, attention, and the power of narrative -- Pain, memory, and religious suffering: materiality and the subject of poetry
Control code
ocn527737418
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 243 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816644681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnxxv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527737418
Label
Intangible materialism : the body, scientific knowledge, and the power of language, Ronald Schleifer
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Introduction: materialist literature -- Intangible materialism -- The faces of consilience: levels of understanding and the negative science of semiotics -- Material voices: Tourette syndrome, neurobiology, and the affect of poetry -- The history of the hand: Peirce's index, attention, and the power of narrative -- Pain, memory, and religious suffering: materiality and the subject of poetry
Control code
ocn527737418
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 243 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816644681
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttbnxxv
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)527737418

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