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At Home In The Museum: Pierre Loti, Self-Collected, Self-Possessed, Anthony Purdy Jan 2007

At Home In The Museum: Pierre Loti, Self-Collected, Self-Possessed, Anthony Purdy

Anthony Purdy

Suspended between metaphor and metonymy, between the spatial logic of the collection and the scenario of the personal that was the life of its owner, Pierre Loti's house in Rochefort participates in the same transvestism as his novels. This article explores the house museum as a heterotopia in which the synchronous time of the collection is open to disruption by the souvenir's reference to past events, to the biography of the collector.


A Painting, A Poem And A Controversy About Women And Love In Paris In The 1530'S, George Beech, Beatrice Beech Dec 2002

A Painting, A Poem And A Controversy About Women And Love In Paris In The 1530'S, George Beech, Beatrice Beech

George T. Beech

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