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The Resource Making waste : leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination, Sophie Gee

Making waste : leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination, Sophie Gee

Label
Making waste : leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination
Title
Making waste
Title remainder
leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination
Statement of responsibility
Sophie Gee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why was eighteenth-century English culture so fascinated with the things its society discarded? Why did Restoration and Augustan writers such as Milton, Dryden, Swift, and Pope describe, catalog, and memorialize the waste matter that their social and political worlds wanted to get rid of--from the theological dregs in Paradise Lost to the excrements in "The Lady's Dressing Room" and the corpses of A Journal of the Plague Year? In Making Waste, the first book about refuse and its place in Enlightenment literature and culture, Sophie Gee examines the meaning of waste at the moment when
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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1974-
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Gee, Sophie
Dewey number
820.9/3553
Index
index present
LC call number
PR448.W37
LC item number
G44 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English literature
  • Waste (Economics) in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Refuse and refuse disposal in literature
  • Consumption (Economics) in literature
  • Great Britain
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization
  • Consumption (Economics) in literature
  • English literature
  • Literature and society
  • Refuse and refuse disposal in literature
  • Waste (Economics) in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Making waste : leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination, Sophie Gee
Instantiates
Publication
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
The invention of the wasteland : civic narrative and Dryden's Annus mirabilis -- Wastelands, Paradise lost, and popular polemic at the restoration -- Milton's chaos in Pope's London : material philosophy and the book trade -- The man on the dump : Swift, Ireland, and the problem of waste -- Holding onto the corpse : fleshly remains in A journal of the plague year
Control code
647874736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 196 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400832125
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612458705
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
245870
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647874736
Label
Making waste : leftovers and the eighteenth-century imagination, Sophie Gee
Publication
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
The invention of the wasteland : civic narrative and Dryden's Annus mirabilis -- Wastelands, Paradise lost, and popular polemic at the restoration -- Milton's chaos in Pope's London : material philosophy and the book trade -- The man on the dump : Swift, Ireland, and the problem of waste -- Holding onto the corpse : fleshly remains in A journal of the plague year
Control code
647874736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 196 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400832125
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612458705
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
245870
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)647874736

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