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Discourse networks 1800/1900

Author: Friedrich A Kittler
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©1990.
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This is a highly original book about the connections between historical moment, social structure, technology, communication systems, and what is said and thought using these systems--notably literature. The author focuses on the differences between 'discourse networks' in 1800 and in 1900, in the process developing a new analysis of the shift from romanticism to modernism. The work might be classified as a German  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich A Kittler
ISBN: 9780804720991 0804720991 0804716161 9780804716161
OCLC Number: 20827920
Notes: Translation of: Aufschreibesysteme 1800/1900.
Description: xxxiii, 459 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword --
I. 1800 --
The scholar's tragedy: prelude in the theater --
The mother's mouth. Learning to read in 1800 ; Motherliness and civil service --
Language channels. The im-possibility of translations ; "The golden pot" ; Authors, readers, authors --
The toast. Function: feminine reader ; ... and the Kingdom of God --
II. 1900 --
Nietzsche: incipit tragoedia --
The great Lalulā. Psychophysics ; Technological media --
Rebus. Untranslatability and the transposition of media ; Psychoanalysis and its shadow ; A simulacrum of madness --
Queen's sacrifice --
Afterword to the second printing.
Other Titles: Aufschreibesysteme 1800/1900.
Responsibility: Friedrich A. Kittler ; translated by Michael Metteer, with Chris Cullens ; foreword by David E. Wellbery.
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