The Real Thing: Imitation and Authenticity in American Culture, 1880-1940

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UNC Press Books, 1989 - 382 من الصفحات
This is a perceptive study of the relationship between technology and culture. Orvell discusses Whitman and his world, then considers material culture, photography, and literature. Among the cultural figures discussed are writers Henry James, John Dos Pas

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Whitmans Transformed Eye
3
Introduction
33
A Hieroglyphic World The Furnishing of Identity in Victorian Culture
40
Photography and the Artifice of Realism
73
The Romance of the Real
103
Introduction
141
The Real Thing and the Machinemade World
157
The Camera and the Verification of Fact
198
Not Realism but Reality Itself
240
The Dump Is Full of Images
287
Notes
301
Bibliography
341
Index
375
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Miles Orvell is professor of English and American studies at Temple University. He is the author of The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space, and Community.

Miles Orvell is professor of English and American studies at Temple University. He is the author of The Death and Life of Main Street: Small Towns in American Memory, Space, and Community.

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