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Moving Images: Nineteenth-Century Reading and Screen Practices

Helen Groth


This book examines how the productive interplay between nineteenth-century literary and visual media paralleled the emergence of a modern psychological understanding of the ways in which reading, viewing and dreaming generate moving images in the mind. Reading between these parallel histories of mind and media reveals a dynamic conceptual, aesthetic and technological engagement with the moving image that, in turn, produces a new understanding of the production and circulation of the work of key nineteenth-century writers, such as Lord Byron, Walter Scott, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, and Wi ... More

Keywords: Reading, History of Mind, Visual Culture, Early Cinema, Victorian Literature, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Walter Scott

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748669486
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669486.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Helen Groth, author
University of New South Wales