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Charles Dickens in cyberspace : the afterlife of the nineteenth century in postmodern culture / Jay Clayton.

By: Clayton, Jay, 1951-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2003Description: x, 270 p. : ill., facsims. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195160517 (alk. paper); 9780195160512 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Appreciation -- United States | English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century | English literature -- Appreciation -- United States -- History | Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States | Literature and science -- United States -- History | Literature and science -- Great Britain -- History | Romanticism -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Dickens browses the World Wide Web -- The past in the future of cultural studies Crystal Palace in millennium dome -- The voice in the machine Haslitt, Austen, Hardy, and James -- Undisciplined cultures peacock, Mary Somerville, and Mr. Pickwick -- Hacking the nineteenth century babbage and lovelace in The Difference Engine and Arcadia -- Concealed circuits Frankenstein's monster, replicants, and cyborgs -- Is pip postmodern? Or, Dickens at the turn of the millennium -- Genome time new age evolution, The Gold Bug variations, and Gattaca -- Convergence of the two cultures a geek's guide.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-258) and index.

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