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Contagious metaphor, Peta Mitchell

Label
Contagious metaphor
Title
Contagious metaphor
Statement of responsibility
Peta Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The metaphor of contagion pervades critical discourse across the humanities, the medical sciences, and the social sciences. It appears in such terms as 'social contagion' in psychology, 'financial contagion' in economics, 'viral marketing' in business, and even 'cultural contagion' in anthropology. In the twenty-first century, contagion, or 'thought contagion' has become a byword for creativity and a fundamental process by which knowledge and ideas are communicated and taken up, and resonates with André Siegfried's observation that 'there is a striking parallel between the spreading of germs a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Mitchell, Peta
Dewey number
808.032
Index
index present
LC call number
P301.5.M48
LC item number
M58 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Metaphor
  • Metaphor in literature
  • Contagion (Social psychology)
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • Contagion (Social psychology)
  • Metaphor in literature
  • Metaphor
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Philology & Linguistics
Label
Contagious metaphor, Peta Mitchell
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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
Contagious metaphor -- Pestilence and poison winds: literary contagions and the endurance of miasma theory -- The French fin de siècle and the birth of social contagion theory -- The contagion of example -- Infectious ideas: Dawkins, meme theory, and the politics of metaphor -- Networks of contagion
Control code
820011202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283853378
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441197436
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820011202
Label
Contagious metaphor, Peta Mitchell
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
Contagious metaphor -- Pestilence and poison winds: literary contagions and the endurance of miasma theory -- The French fin de siècle and the birth of social contagion theory -- The contagion of example -- Infectious ideas: Dawkins, meme theory, and the politics of metaphor -- Networks of contagion
Control code
820011202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (200 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283853378
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441197436
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)820011202

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