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Fatal news, reading and information overload in early eighteenth-century literature, Katherine E. Ellison

Summary
First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Table Of Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction The Idea of Information Overload in the Eighteenth Century; Chapter One Information ad infinitum: Bunyan's Lessons in Careful Reading in The Pilgrim's Progress; Chapter Two Information as Ambush: Miscommunication and the Post in Behn's The History of the Nun; Chapter Three Suffocation by Information: Collectivity and the Secretary in Swift's A Tale of a Tub; Chapter Four Infectious Information: Signs of Collective Intelligence in Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year; Afterword Toward a Material Poiesis of Information
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (157 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780020395966

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