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Orary novels depict books as central characters or fetishize paper and print thematically and formallyIn Bookishness Jessica Pressman examines the new status Loving Books in a Digital eBook #8608 of the book as object and symbol She explores the rise of Loving Books in a Digital eBook #8608 “bookishness” as an identity and an aesthetic strategy that proliferates from store window décor to experimental writing Ranging from literature to kitsch objects stop motion animation films to book design Pressman considers the multivalent meanings of.

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Bookishness Loving Books in a Digital Age Literature NowBooks in contemporary culture Books can represent shelter from—or a weapon against—the dangers of the digital they can act as memorials and express a sense of loss Examining the works of writers such as Jonathan Safran Foer Jennifer Egan Mark Z Danielewski and Leanne Shapton Pressman illuminates the status of the book as a fetish object and its significance for understanding contemporary fakery Bringing together media studies book history and literary criticism Bookishness explains how books still give meaning to our lives in a digital ag.