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Media, technology, and literature in the nineteenth century : image, sound, touch / [edited] by Colette Colligan and Margaret Linley.

Contributor(s): Colligan, Colette, 1974- | Linley, Margaret.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England): Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate, c2011Description: xii, 302 p. : ill., maps, music, ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781409400097 (hardback : alk. paper); 1409400093 (hardback : alk. paper).Subject(s): English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Mass media in literature -- History | Technology in literature -- History | Mass media and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Literature and technology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: Other classification: 18.05
Contents:
Introduction : the nineteenth-century invention of media / Colette Colligan and Margaret Linley -- Image. The Wordsworths' Daffodils : on the page, upon the inward eye, in their media ecology / Richard Menke -- "So that the sense of touch may supply the want of sight" : blind reading and nineteenth-century British print culture / Vanessa Warne -- A literature of its own : time, space, and narrative mediations in Victorian photography / Daniel A. Novak -- Kaleidoscopic vision in late Victorian Bohemia : George Sims's social kaleidoscope / Helen Groth -- Sound. A modern poetry of sensation : three Christmas gift books and the legacy of Victorian material culture / Lorraine Janzen Kooistra -- Visible sound and auditory scenes : word, image, and music in Tennyson, D.G. Rossetti, and Morris / Linda Hughes -- Piano, telegraph, typewriter : listening to the language of touch / Ivan Raykoff -- Touch. Tactile modernity : on the rationalization of touch in the nineteenth century / David P. Parisi -- Teleny, the secret touch, and the media geography of the clandestine book trade (1880-1900) / Colette Colligan -- Touching at a distance : telegraphy, gender, and Henry James's In the cage / Christopher Keep -- Frankenstein revisited : life and afterlife around 1831 / Margaret Linley.
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