Modernist informatics literature, information, and the state (Book, 2016) []
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Modernist informatics literature, information, and the state

Modernist informatics literature, information, and the state

Author: James Purdon
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Modernist Informatics traces the effects of an infomation culture in the early twentieth-century, where experimental approaches to narrative and to subjectivity began to compete with government  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Purdon
ISBN: 0190211695 9780190211691 9780190211707 0190211709
OCLC Number: 935873479
Description: 224 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: The Government of Information ; 1 / Secret Agents, Official Secrets ; Inspector Heat's Postal Power - Korzeniowski's Dead Letter Box - Insecurity - Inside Knowledge ; 2 / Dossier Fiction ; Abwehr's Looking at You, Kid - Ford's Forms - Black books, black markets - Papers, please - Thrillers ; 3 / Information Collectives ; The national point of view - a mass of unrelated facts - THIS LITTLE OLD E. OF OURS - Connectivity and Collectivity - paper of all kinds broadcast everywhere ; 4 / Public Information ; Information Film - Utility Aesthetics - A Pattern of Thought and Feeling - Informatic Voices ; 5 / Information Blacked Out ; In the gloaming - Keep it Dark - Keep mum - Frankie's Papers, Bowen's Notes - Between the Lines ; Coda: Information Machines
Responsibility: James Purdon


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