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The Watchman in Pieces - a book by Rosen, David

The Watchman in Pieces

Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

The Watchman in Pieces( )
Author: Rosen, David
Santesso, Aaron
ISBN:978-0-300-15541-9
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

Spanning nearly 500 years of cultural and social history, this book examines the ways that literature and surveillance have developed together, as kindred modern practices. As ideas about personhood--what constitutes a self--have changed over time, so too have ideas about how to represent, shape, or invade the self. The authors show that, since the Renaissance, changes in observation strategies have driven innovations in literature; literature, in turn, has...
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Pages:376
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.5 Pounds

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