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The Resource Portable property : Victorian culture on the move, John Plotz

Portable property : Victorian culture on the move, John Plotz

Label
Portable property : Victorian culture on the move
Title
Portable property
Title remainder
Victorian culture on the move
Statement of responsibility
John Plotz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What fueled the Victorian passion for hair-jewelry and memorial rings? When would an everyday object metamorphose from commodity to precious relic? In Portable Property, John Plotz examines the new role played by portable objects in persuading Victorian Britons that they could travel abroad with religious sentiments, family ties, and national identity intact. In an empire defined as much by the circulation of capital as by force of arms, the challenge of preserving Englishness while living overseas became a central Victorian preoccupation, creating a pressing need for objects that could readil
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Plotz, John
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • Material culture in literature
  • Property in literature
  • Personal belongings in literature
  • Sentimentalism in literature
  • National characteristics, British, in literature
  • Expatriation in literature
  • British
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • HISTORY
  • British
  • English fiction
  • Expatriation in literature
  • Material culture in literature
  • National characteristics, British, in literature
  • Personal belongings in literature
  • Property in literature
  • Sentimentalism in literature
Label
Portable property : Victorian culture on the move, John Plotz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : getting hold of portable property -- Introduction : the global, the local, and the portable -- Discreet jewels : Victorian diamond narratives and the problem of sentimental value -- The first strawberries in India : cultural portability abroad -- Someone else's knowledge : race and portable culture in Daniel Deronda -- Locating Lorna Doone : R.D. Blackmore, F.H. Burnett, and the limits of English regionalism -- Going local : characters and environments in Thomas Hardy's Wessex -- Nowhere and everywhere : the end of portability in William Morris's romances -- Conclusion : is portability portable?
Control code
ocn432429102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400828937
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691146621
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215782
  • 22573/ctt1163g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432429102
Label
Portable property : Victorian culture on the move, John Plotz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : getting hold of portable property -- Introduction : the global, the local, and the portable -- Discreet jewels : Victorian diamond narratives and the problem of sentimental value -- The first strawberries in India : cultural portability abroad -- Someone else's knowledge : race and portable culture in Daniel Deronda -- Locating Lorna Doone : R.D. Blackmore, F.H. Burnett, and the limits of English regionalism -- Going local : characters and environments in Thomas Hardy's Wessex -- Nowhere and everywhere : the end of portability in William Morris's romances -- Conclusion : is portability portable?
Control code
ocn432429102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 268 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400828937
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780691146621
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 215782
  • 22573/ctt1163g
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432429102

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