Quotation Marks

Quotation Marks

5.0 1
by Marjorie Garber
     
 

Written with characteristic verve, Quotation Marks considers, among other subjects, how we depend upon the most quotable men and women in history, using great writers to bolster what we ourselves have to say. The entertaining turns and reversals of Marjorie Garber's arguments offer the rare pleasure of a true essayist.See more details below

Overview

Written with characteristic verve, Quotation Marks considers, among other subjects, how we depend upon the most quotable men and women in history, using great writers to bolster what we ourselves have to say. The entertaining turns and reversals of Marjorie Garber's arguments offer the rare pleasure of a true essayist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415937467
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/05/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface1
1" "(Quotation Marks)7
2Fashionable33
3Try-Works47
4Make-Work59
5Sequels73
6Vegetable Love83
7A Case of Mstaken Identity105
8Moniker121
9MacGuffin Shakespeare147
10Historical Correctness177
11The Jane Austen Syndrome199
12Fatal Cleopatra211
13Compassion231
14Who Owns "Human Nature"?243
Notes273
Index297

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >