The Things Things Say

Princeton University Press (2011)
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Prologue -- Part 1: Property, personification, and idols: Owning things; the crying of lost things; making babies in the South Seas; the growth of idols; The rape of the lock as still life -- Part 2: Persons and fictions: Locke's wild fancies; fictionality and the representation of persons -- Part 3: Authors and nonpersons: me and my ink; things as authors; authors owning nothing.
Keywords Things (Law) in literature  Things (Law Philosophy  Property in literature  English fiction History and criticism  Object (Aesthetics) in literature  Material culture in literature
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