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The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property

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Publisher Comments:

Discusses the argument that a work of art is essentially a gift and not a commodity.

Review:

"Hyde does not prescribe answers to the many questions his book brings up. Instead, he encourages us to challenge our current assumptions about the proper role of the market place in our relationships with each other and our institutions." Southern Cross Review

About the Author

Lewis Hyde is the author of Trickster Makes This World: Mischief, Myth, and Art, The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property, and a book of poems, This Error Is the Sign of Love. He is Thomas Professor of Creative Writing at Kenyon College.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394715193
Subtitle:
Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World
Author:
Hyde, Lewis
Publisher:
Vintage
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Sexuality
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Creation
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Art and society
Subject:
Sex (psychology)
Subject:
Sex education
Subject:
Gifts
Subject:
Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
Subject:
Economic anthropology
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
American
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
v. 15
Publication Date:
20071204
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5.1 x .95 in .7 lb

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