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Blindness and writing : from Wordsworth to Gissing

Author: Heather Tilley
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 109
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heather Tilley examines the huge shifts that took place in the experience and conceptualisation of blindness during the nineteenth century.
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Tilley, Heather, 1981-
Blindness and writing.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2017037619
(OCoLC)1029075008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Tilley
ISBN: 9781108302807 1108302807
OCLC Number: 1032811271
Description: 1 online resource (xiii) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Embodying Nineteenth-Century Blindness; Part I Blind People's Writing Practices; 1 Writing Blindness, from Vision to Touch; 2 The Materiality of Blindness in Wordsworth's Imagination; 3 'A Literature for the Blind': The Development of Raised Print Systems; 4 Memoirs of the Blind: The Genre of Blind Biographical Writing; Part II Literary Blindness; 5 Blindness, Gender and Autobiography: Reading and Writing the Self in Jane Eyre, Aurora Leigh and The Life of Charlotte Brontë; 6 Writing Blindness: Dickens 7 Embodying Blindness in the Victorian Novel: Frances Browne's My Share of the World and Wilkie Collins's Poor Miss Finch8 Blindness, Writing, and the Failure of the Imagination in Gissing's New Grub Street; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 109
Responsibility: Heather Tilley.

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