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Readies for Bob Brown's Machine: A Critical Facsimile Edition

Robert Carlton Brown, Craig J. Saper, and Eric B. White


This is the much-anticipated new edition of the important volume of avant-garde writing, Readies for Bob Brown's Machine. The original collection of Readies was published by Brown’s Roving Eye Press in 1931. Despite including works by leading modernist writers including Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Kay Boyle, F.T. Marinetti, and 35 other writers and artists, this volume has never been re-issued. Like the ‘talkies’ in cinema, Brown’s machine and the ‘readies’ medium he created for it proposed to revolutionise reading with technology by scrolling texts across a viewing sc ... More

Keywords: avant-garde, modernism, modernist technology, reading machine, Bob Brown, readies, e-readers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474455053
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455053.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Carlton Brown, author

Craig J. Saper, editor

Eric B. White, editor

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