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Author Zieger, Susan Marjorie, author

Title The mediated mind : affect, ephemera, and consumerism in the nineteenth century / Susan Zieger
Edition First edition
Published New York : Fordham University Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents Intro; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction: From Paper to Pixel; 1. Temperate Media: Ephemera and Performance in the Making of Mass Culture; 2. Tobacco Papers, Holmes's Pipe, Cigarette Cards, and Information Addiction; 3. Ink, Mass Culture, and the Unconscious; 4. "Dreaming True": Playback, Immediacy, and "Du Maurierness"; 5. "A Form of Reverie, a Malady of Dreaming": Dorian Gray, Personality, and Mass Culture; Conclusion: Unknown Publics; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index
Summary This book describes new affective and material modes of print media consumption that emerged in the nineteenth century, when ephemeral printed material and objects became part of everyday modern life. It offers a history of our own moment of digital absorption, information addiction, and social media obsession
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 05, 2018)
Subject Mass media and culture.
Mass media and literature.
Mass media -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Printed ephemera -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0823279847 (electronic bk.)
0823279855 (electronic bk.)
9780823279845 (electronic bk.)
9780823279852 (electronic bk.)