The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century
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Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century by Laurel Brake
Book DescriptionThis volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical approaches.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230217317
(216mm x 140mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Print in Transition, Hardback (May 2001)View all books by Laurel Brake
This work examines the outbreak of print in late-Victorian Britain. Chapters focus on authorship, production, and gender in relation to Dickens, Pater, Ruskin, Eliot, Symons, and James and and serials such as "Master Humphrey's Clock", the "Westminster Review", and "Artist".
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Author Biography - Laurel Brake
LAUREL BRAKE is a Senior Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Her research interests are in print culture, gender, computing in the humanities, and Walter Pater. Publications include Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (www. ncse.ac.uk) with Jim Mussell, Suzanne Paylor, and Mark Turner (2008) and Print in Transition (2001). With Marysa Demoor, she is currently editing the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism. MARYSA DEMOOR is Professor of English Literature at Ghent University, Belgium. Her recent publications include Their Fair Share: Women, Power and Criticism in the Athenaeum, from Millicent Garrett Fawcett to Katherine Mansfield, 1870-1920 (2000) and Marketing the Author: Authorial Personae, Narrative Selves and Self-Fashioning, 1880-1930 (2004). With Laurel Brake she is currently working on the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism.
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