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- Author(s)Jonathan Lamb
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication19/07/2016
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- First Published2011
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Weight454 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
- Table Of ContentsAcknowledgments ix Prologue xi Part One: Property, Personification, and Idols 1 Chapter 1: Owning Things 3 Chapter 2: The Crying of Lost Things 35 Chapter 3: Making Babies in the South Seas 55 Chapter 4: The Growth of Idols 78 Chapter 5: The Rape of the Lock as Still Life 98 Part Two: Persons and Fictions 127 Chapter 6: Locke's Wild Fancies 129 Chapter 7: Fictionality and the Representation of Persons 151 Part Three: Authors and Nonpersons 173 Chapter 8: 'Me and My Ink' 175 Chapter 9: Things as Authors 201 Chapter 10: Authors Owning Nothing 230 Bibliography 253 Index 267
- Author BiographyJonathan Lamb is the Andrew W. Mellon Chair of the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. His books include The Evolution of Sympathy in the Long Eighteenth Century and Sterne's Fiction and the Double Principle.
- PrizesCommended for 2013 Barbara and George Perkins Prize, Honorable Mention 2013 and 2011 Oscar Kenshur Book Prize, Honorable Mention 2011.
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