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Author Bowles, Hugo, author

Title Dickens and the stenographic mind / Hugo Bowles
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2019
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Contents Prologue -- Gurney and sons -- The devil's handwriting -- Despotic readings -- The stenographic mind -- Reporting -- PKWK -- Plays of the pen -- Stenographic literacy -- Epilogue
Summary In this ground-breaking interdisciplinary study, Hugo Bowles tells the story of Dickens's stenographic journey from his early encounters with the 'despotic' shorthand symbols of Gurney's Brachygraphy in 1828 to his lifelong commitment to shorthand for reporting, letter writing, copying, and note-taking
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Shorthand -- Stenoscript ABC
LANGUAGE ARTA & DISCIPLINES -- Style Manuals.
Shorthand -- Stenoscript ABC.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191872644 (electronic bk.)
0192564331 (electronic bk.)
9780191872648 (electronic bk.)
9780192564337 (electronic bk.)