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Stewart, Susan. ‘Objects of Desire’ in On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection (Durham; London: Duke University Press, 1993) pp.132-169 Part II. The Collection, Paradise of Consumption pp.151-169 p.151 In contrast to the souvenir, the collection offers example rather than sample, metaphor rather than metonymy.  The collection replaces history with […]


Stewart, Susan. ‘From the Museum of Touch’ Material Memories ed. by Marius Kwint, Christopher Breward, Jeremy Aynsley, (Oxford: Berg, 1999) 17-36  p.31 Of all the senses, touch is most linked to emotion and feeling. To be ‘touched’ or ‘moved’ by words or things implies the process of identification and separation by which we apprehend the […]