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Author Hepburn, Allan.

Title Enchanted objects : visual art in contemporary fiction / Allan Hepburn.

Imprint Toronto [Ont.] : University of Toronto Press, ©2010 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)

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Description 1 online resource (x, 278 pages : illustrations)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : art and objects in contemporary fiction. Aesthetic objects ; Enchantment ; Display ; Looking at collections ; Certain distances -- Details : Vermeer and specificity. In particular ; Women, objects, stillness ; A poetics of detail ; The fate of two paintings ; Labour and excess in Girl with a pearl earring -- Ornament : books in A case of curiosities and Salamander. Enchanted books ; Theories of ornament ; A case of curiosities : collection and display ; Books and infinity in Salamander -- Fragility : the case of Utz. Broken idols ; The end of museums ; Fragility -- Looking at ugliness : Pascali's island and Stone virgin. Representation ; Digging ; Theories of ugliness ; Conservation -- Conclusion : on display.
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Subject Art objects in literature.
Art in literature.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: 9781442641006
ISBN 9781442686397 (electronic bk.)
1442686391 (electronic bk.)
9781442641006 (print)