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The Resource The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value, James F. English

The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value, James F. English

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The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value
Title
The economy of prestige
Title remainder
prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value
Statement of responsibility
James F. English
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is a book about one of the great untold stories of modern cultural life: the remarkable ascendancy of prizes in literature and the arts. James F. English documents the dramatic rise of the awards industry and its complex role within what he describes as an economy of cultural prestige."--BOOK JACKET
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
English, James F.
Dewey number
001.4/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Awards
  • Literary prizes
  • Art
  • Culture
  • Intellectual life
  • Popular culture
  • Cultural industries
  • Value
  • Prestige
Label
The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value, James F. English
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 346-390) and index
Contents
Introduction : prizes and the study of culture -- 1. Prize frenzy -- 2. Precursors of the modern cultural prize -- 3. The logic of proliferation -- 4. Prizes as entertainment -- 5. The making of a prize -- 6. Taste management -- 7. Trophies as objects of production and trade -- 8. Scandalous currency -- 9. The new rhetoric of prize commentary -- 10. Strategies of condescension, styles of play -- 11. The arts as international sport -- 12. The new geography of prestige -- 13. Prizes and the politics of world culture -- App. A. The rise of the prize -- App. B. Prizes and commerce -- App. C. Winner take all : six lists
Control code
000027594289
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 409 p.
Isbn
9780674018846
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The economy of prestige : prizes, awards, and the circulation of cultural value, James F. English
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 346-390) and index
Contents
Introduction : prizes and the study of culture -- 1. Prize frenzy -- 2. Precursors of the modern cultural prize -- 3. The logic of proliferation -- 4. Prizes as entertainment -- 5. The making of a prize -- 6. Taste management -- 7. Trophies as objects of production and trade -- 8. Scandalous currency -- 9. The new rhetoric of prize commentary -- 10. Strategies of condescension, styles of play -- 11. The arts as international sport -- 12. The new geography of prestige -- 13. Prizes and the politics of world culture -- App. A. The rise of the prize -- App. B. Prizes and commerce -- App. C. Winner take all : six lists
Control code
000027594289
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 409 p.
Isbn
9780674018846
Other physical details
ill.

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