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The Resource Through the negative : the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature, Megan Rowley Williams

Through the negative : the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature, Megan Rowley Williams

Label
Through the negative : the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature
Title
Through the negative
Title remainder
the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature
Statement of responsibility
Megan Rowley Williams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines how key nineteenth-century American writers attempted to combat, understand, and incorporate the advent of photography in their fiction and analyzes the impact of photography on narrative histories of the nineteenth century
Member of
Cataloging source
MT4IT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Williams, Megan Rowley
Dewey number
813/.309
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.P43
LC item number
W545 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Literary criticism and cultural theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Melville, Herman
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Twain, Mark
  • American fiction
  • Literature and photography
  • Photography
  • Description (Rhetoric)
  • Visual perception in literature
  • Photography in literature
  • Crane, Stephen
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Melville, Herman
  • Twain, Mark
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Description (Rhetoric)
  • Literature and photography
  • Photography
  • Photography in literature
  • Visual perception in literature
  • United States
Label
Through the negative : the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature, Megan Rowley Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Daguerreotype images of a disposable past in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The house of the seven gables -- 2. Mapping the literal : the pastoral tradition of the rural cemetery movement and Frederick Law Olmsted -- 3. Sacred relics and renewed landscapes : the cultural work of the civil war photograph -- 4. "Sounding the wilderness" : representations of the heroic in Herman Melville's Battle-pieces and aspects of the war -- 5. Seeing in circles : the moving panorama and images of a sanitized history in Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi -- 6. Snapshot memory and flashes of history in Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage -- Foundations of dust and stone
Control code
252702210
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135887360
Lccn
2003002143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252702210
Label
Through the negative : the photographic image and the written word in nineteenth-century American literature, Megan Rowley Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-234) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Daguerreotype images of a disposable past in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The house of the seven gables -- 2. Mapping the literal : the pastoral tradition of the rural cemetery movement and Frederick Law Olmsted -- 3. Sacred relics and renewed landscapes : the cultural work of the civil war photograph -- 4. "Sounding the wilderness" : representations of the heroic in Herman Melville's Battle-pieces and aspects of the war -- 5. Seeing in circles : the moving panorama and images of a sanitized history in Mark Twain's Life on the Mississippi -- 6. Snapshot memory and flashes of history in Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage -- Foundations of dust and stone
Control code
252702210
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 243 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135887360
Lccn
2003002143
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)252702210

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