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The Resource Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database, Alan Liu

Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database, Alan Liu

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Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database
Title
Local transcendence
Title remainder
essays on postmodern historicism and the database
Statement of responsibility
Alan Liu
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Driven by global economic forces to innovate, today's society paradoxically looks forward to the future while staring only at the nearest, most local present-the most recent financial quarter, the latest artistic movement, the instant message or blog post at the top of the screen. Postmodernity is lived, it seems, at the end of history. In the essays collected in Local Transcendence, Alan Liu takes the pulse of such postmodern historicism by tracking two leading indicators of its acceleration in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries: postmodern cultural criticism-incl
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Liu, Alan
Dewey number
801.9/5/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN94
LC item number
.L59 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criticism
  • Criticism
  • Historicism
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Criticism
  • Historicism
  • Literaturtheorie
  • Informationstechnik
  • New historicism
  • Literatur
  • Kritik
  • Historism (litteratur)
Label
Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database, Alan Liu
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
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Contingent Methods; 1 The Power of Formalism: The New Historicism; 2 Trying Cultural Criticism: Wordsworth and Subversion; 3 Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail; 4 Remembering the Spruce Goose: Historicism, Postmodernism, Romanticism; 5 The New Historicism and the Work of Mourning; 6 The Interdisciplinary War Machine; 7 Sidney's Technology: A Critique by Technology of Literary History; 8 Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse
  • 9 Escaping History: The New Historicism, Databases, and ContingencyNotes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
432995193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226486970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99941673951
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223972
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432995193
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Local transcendence : essays on postmodern historicism and the database, Alan Liu
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
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction: Contingent Methods; 1 The Power of Formalism: The New Historicism; 2 Trying Cultural Criticism: Wordsworth and Subversion; 3 Local Transcendence: Cultural Criticism, Postmodernism, and the Romanticism of Detail; 4 Remembering the Spruce Goose: Historicism, Postmodernism, Romanticism; 5 The New Historicism and the Work of Mourning; 6 The Interdisciplinary War Machine; 7 Sidney's Technology: A Critique by Technology of Literary History; 8 Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse
  • 9 Escaping History: The New Historicism, Databases, and ContingencyNotes; Works Cited; Index
Control code
432995193
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 392 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226486970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
99941673951
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223972
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)432995193
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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