The silent life of things : reading and representing commodified objecthood /

The ever-growing interest in the analysis of materiality has found its expression in many studies of objects and objecthood, of things and "thingness". Combining cultural, phenomenological, semiotic, and philosophical approaches, this collection of eleven essays proposes a journey into &qu...

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Imprint:Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
��2015
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Material culture.
Materialism.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Material culture.
Materialism.
Electronic books
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11908938
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Other authors / contributors:Rogobete, Daniela, editor.
Sell, Jonathan P. A., editor.
Munton, Alan, 1945- editor.
ISBN:9781443886680
1443886688
9781443883689
1443883689
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 21, 2015).
Summary:The ever-growing interest in the analysis of materiality has found its expression in many studies of objects and objecthood, of things and "thingness". Combining cultural, phenomenological, semiotic, and philosophical approaches, this collection of eleven essays proposes a journey into "the silent life of things", into those aspects of materiality that are not immediately visible and require both increased attention and a sense of intuition. It focuses on the subtle changes that materiality operates upon our subjectivity and upon our status as producers, users, possessors, negotiators and mani.
Other form:Erscheint auch als: The silent life of things Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015 vi, 211 Seiten