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Sentimental materialism

gender, commodity culture, and nineteenth-century American literature

by Lori Merish

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham, NC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.,
    • Women consumers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sex role -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Material culture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Women in literature.,
    • Material culture in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-382) and index.

      StatementLori Merish.
      SeriesNew Americanists
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1418 .M47 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 389 p. :
      Number of Pages389
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL48460M
      ISBN 100822324806, 0822324806
      LC Control Number99050027

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        For the Love of Stuff Though many turn up their noses at materialism, being attached to possessions isn't all bad. Objects can be bridges to other people, places, and times, and create meaning and.   In her book Sentimental Materialism, Merish briefly mentions “Uncle Tom and Little Eva” as one of the “‘secondary’ commodities [that] would be textualized—invested with narrative content” and whose material contains elements of narrative embedded in them (). 5 As used here, “textualization” refers to the inscription of the Author: Mark Kelley.


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Author: Merish, Lori. In Sentimental Materialism Lori Merish considers the intricate relationship between consumption and womanhood in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Taking as her starting point a diversity of cultural artifacts—from domestic fiction and philosophical treatises to advice literature and cigars—Merish explores the symbolic functions they served and finds that consumption.

In Sentimental Materialism Lori Merish considers the intricate relationship between consumption and womanhood in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Taking as her starting point a diversity of cultural artifacts—from domestic fiction and philosophical treatises to advice literature and cigars—Merish explores the symbolic functions they served and finds that Brand: Duke University Press.

Works CitedAdorno, Theodor. Prisms. Trans. WeberSamuel and WeberShierry. Cambridge: MIT Press, Advice to the Fair Sex. Philadelphia, Agnew, Jean-Chris.

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