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The Resource Culture of the copy : striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles, Hillel Schwartz

Culture of the copy : striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles, Hillel Schwartz

Label
Culture of the copy : striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles
Title
Culture of the copy
Title remainder
striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles
Statement of responsibility
Hillel Schwartz
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Culture of the Copy is an unprecedented attempt to make sense of the Western fascination with replicas, duplicates, and twins. Hillel Schwartz charts the repercussions of our entanglement with copies of all kinds, whose presence alternately sustains and overwhelms us. Through intriguing, and at time humorous, historical analysis and case studies in contemporary culture, Schwartz investigates a stunning array of simulacra - counterfeits, decoys, mannequins, and portraits; ditto marks, genetic cloning, war games, and camouflage; instant replays, digital imaging, parrots, and photocopies; wax museums, apes, and art forgeries, not to mention the very notion of the Real McCoy. His examination of a wide range of modernist, feminist, and postmodern theories about replication and mechanical reproduction culminates with the following compelling question: How have the ethical dilemmas central to so many fields of endeavor become inseparable from the pursuit of copies - of the natural world, or our own creations, indeed of our very selves? This book is an innovative blend of micro-sociology, cultural history, and philosophical reflection of interest to anyone concerned with problems of authenticity, identity, and originality."--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Hillel
Dewey number
128
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.D65
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Doppelgängers
  • Impostor phenomenon
  • Copying
  • Twins
  • Twins
  • Impersonation
  • Copying
  • Copying processes
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Authenticity (Philosophy)
  • Copying
  • Copying processes
  • Copying
  • Doppelgängers
  • Impersonation
  • Impostor phenomenon
  • Twins
  • Twins
Label
Culture of the copy : striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles, Hillel Schwartz
Instantiates
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
Recapitulation; Refrain, Again; Chapter One: Vanishing Twins; Chapter Two: Doppelgängers; Chapter Three: Self-portraits; Chapter Four: Second Nature; Chapter Five: Seeing Double; Chapter Six: Ditto; Chapter Seven: Once More, With Feeling; Chapter Eight: Discernment; Acknowledgments: Encore; Notes: The Parallel Universe; Index
Control code
871039652
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised and updated edition.
Extent
1 online resource (470 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461957935
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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1b58e27d-b8c3-4545-8630-9bcad7b0cb3c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871039652
Label
Culture of the copy : striking likenesses, unreasonable facsimiles, Hillel Schwartz
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
Recapitulation; Refrain, Again; Chapter One: Vanishing Twins; Chapter Two: Doppelgängers; Chapter Three: Self-portraits; Chapter Four: Second Nature; Chapter Five: Seeing Double; Chapter Six: Ditto; Chapter Seven: Once More, With Feeling; Chapter Eight: Discernment; Acknowledgments: Encore; Notes: The Parallel Universe; Index
Control code
871039652
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Revised and updated edition.
Extent
1 online resource (470 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461957935
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
1b58e27d-b8c3-4545-8630-9bcad7b0cb3c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)871039652

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