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

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Subject: 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.
United States > Civilization > British influences.
United States > Civilization > 20th century.
Great Britain > Civilization > 19th century.
Postmodernism (Literature) > United States.
Literature and science > United States.
Literature and science > Great Britain.
Romanticism > Great Britain.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic book.

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  • ISBN: 9780195347739
  • ISBN: 0195347730
  • ISBN: 019518078X
  • ISBN: 9780195180787
  • ISBN: 1602569509
  • ISBN: 9781602569508
  • ISBN: 9780195160512
  • ISBN: 0195160517
  • ISBN: 1280503173
  • ISBN: 9781280503177
  • ISBN: 9786610503179
  • ISBN: 6610503176
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (x, 270 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-258) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Past in the Future of Cultural Studies Crystal Palace to Millennium Dome -- The Voice in the Machine Hazlitt, 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.
Summary: Charles Dickens in Cyberspace' surveys novelists, scientists, filmmakers, and theorists over two centuries, tracing circuits that connect Austen, Babbage, Darwin, Dickens, and Mary Shelley with their contemporary counterparts: Andrea Barrett, Peter Carey, Richard Powers, Salman Rushdie, Ridley Scott, Neal Stephenson, Tom Stoppard, and others.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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