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Novelty: A History of the New

Michael North
Format
Book
Published
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780226077871, 022607787X, 9780226077901 (e-book)
Contents
  • How newness comes into the world
  • Newness comes into the world
  • Two traditions of the new: cycles and combinations
  • Darwin's renovation of the new
  • Counting and accounting for the new: probability, information theory, genetics
  • Novelty in the twentieth century
  • The structure of scientific discovery: Kuhn and Weiner
  • Making it new: novelty and aesthetic modernism
  • Modernist novelty and the neo-avant-garde.
Description
258 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-250) and index.
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