Are We There Yet?: Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism - download pdf or read online

By Alison Byerly

ISBN-10: 0472051865

ISBN-13: 9780472051861

ISBN-10: 0472071866

ISBN-13: 9780472071869

Are We There but? digital go back and forth and Victorian Realism connects the Victorian fascination with "virtual go back and forth" with the increase of realism in nineteenth-century fiction and twenty-first-century experiments in digital fact. at the same time the growth of river and railway networks within the 19th century made commute more straightforward than ever sooner than, staying at domestic and fantasizing approximately trip become a favourite hobby. New methods of representing place—360-degree panoramas, foldout river maps, exhaustive railway guides—offered themselves as substitutes for genuine trip. considering those representations as a sort of "virtual go back and forth" finds a stunning continuity among the Victorian fascination with inventive dislocation and twenty-first -century efforts to take advantage of electronic expertise to extend the actual limitations of the self.

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