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Victorian glassworlds : glass culture and the imagination 1830-1880

Author: Isobel Armstrong
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Isobel Armstrong's book tells the stories that spring from the mass-production of glass in 19th-century England. Moving across technology, industry, local history, architecture, literature, print culture, the visual arts, optics, and philosophy, it will transform our understanding of the Victorian period.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Isobel Armstrong
ISBN: 0199205205 9780199205202
OCLC Number: 239089787
Awards: Winner of Winner of the MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize 2009 Shortlisted for The British Society for Literature and Science Book Prize 2009.
Description: XIX, 449 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Poetics of Transparency ; PART 1 FACETS OF GLASS CULTURE: MAKING AND BREAKING GLASS ; 1. Factory Tourism: Morphology of the 'Visit to a Glass Factory' ; 2. Robert Lucas Chance, Modern Glass Manufacturer: fractures in the glass factory ; 3. Riot and the Grammar of Window-Breaking: the Chances, Wellington, Chartism ; 4. The Glassmakers' Eloquence: a Trade Union Journal, the Royal Commission, 1868 ; Conclusion ; PART 11 PERSPECTIVES OF THE GLASS PANEL: WINDOWS, MIRRORS, WALLS ; 5. Reflections, Translucency, Aura, Trace ; 6. Glassing London: Building Glass Culture, Real and Imagined ; 7. Politics of the Conservatory: Glasshouses, Republican and Populist ; 8. Mythmaking: Cinderella and her Glass Slipper at the Crystal Palace ; 9. Glass under Glass: Glassworld Fictions ; PART 111 LENS-MADE IMAGES: OPTICAL TOYS AND PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS ; 10. The Lens, Light, and the Virtual World ; 11. Dissolving and Resolving Views: from Magic Lantern to Telescope ; 12. Microscopic Space ; 13. Crystalphiles, Anamorphobics, and Stereoscopic Volume ; 14. Coda on Time: Fixing the Moving Image and Mobilising the Fixed Image - Memory, Repetition, and Working Through ; Conclusion: the End of Glass Culture - from Nineteenth-Century Modernity to Modernism
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