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The Resource The American counterfeit : authenticity and identity in American literature and culture, Mary McAleer Balkun

The American counterfeit : authenticity and identity in American literature and culture, Mary McAleer Balkun

Label
The American counterfeit : authenticity and identity in American literature and culture
Title
The American counterfeit
Title remainder
authenticity and identity in American literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
Mary McAleer Balkun
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on texts written between 1880 and 1930, this book explores the concept of the 'counterfeit', both in terms of material goods and invented identities, and the ways that the acquisition of objects came to define individuals in American culture and literature
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Balkun, Mary McAleer
Dewey number
810.9/353
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS228.C68
LC item number
B35 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in American literary realism and naturalism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Counterfeits and counterfeiting in literature
  • American literature
  • Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature
  • Impostors and imposture in literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Passing (Identity) in literature
  • Self in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Authenticity (Philosophy) in literature
  • Counterfeits and counterfeiting in literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Impostors and imposture in literature
  • Passing (Identity) in literature
  • Self in literature
  • Authenticiteit
  • Identiteit
  • Bedrog
  • Amerikaans
  • Bellettrie
Label
The American counterfeit : authenticity and identity in American literature and culture, Mary McAleer Balkun
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) 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
The real, the self, and commodity culture, 1880-1930 -- Whitman's natural history : specimen days and the culture of authenticity -- "I couldn't see no profit in it" : discourses of commoditization and authenticity in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Connoisseurs and counterfeits : Edith Wharton's The house of mirth -- Dressing to kill : desire, race, and authenticity in Nella Larsen's Passing -- A world of wonders : collecting and the authentic self in The great Gatsby
Control code
424521930
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382575
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)424521930
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
The American counterfeit : authenticity and identity in American literature and culture, Mary McAleer Balkun
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-176) 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
The real, the self, and commodity culture, 1880-1930 -- Whitman's natural history : specimen days and the culture of authenticity -- "I couldn't see no profit in it" : discourses of commoditization and authenticity in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn -- Connoisseurs and counterfeits : Edith Wharton's The house of mirth -- Dressing to kill : desire, race, and authenticity in Nella Larsen's Passing -- A world of wonders : collecting and the authentic self in The great Gatsby
Control code
424521930
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817382575
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)424521930
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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