Anamorphosis in Early Modern Literature: Mediation and by Jen E. Boyle

By Jen E. Boyle

Anamorphosis in Early sleek Literature explores the superiority of anamorphic viewpoint within the 17th and eighteenth centuries in England. Jen Boyle investigates how anamorphic media flourished in early glossy England as an interactive expertise and mode of have an effect on in public interactive artwork, urban and backyard layout, and as a conception and determine in literature, political conception and common and experimental philosophy. Anamorphic mediation, Boyle brings to mild, supplied Milton, Margaret Cavendish, and Daniel Defoe, between others, with a strong techno-imaginary for traversing via projective, digital adventure. Drawing on broad archival learn regarding the style of "practical standpoint" in early glossy Europe, Boyle deals a scholarly attention of anamorphic viewpoint (its technical potential, performances, and embodied practices) as an interactive aesthetics and cultural imaginary. finally, Boyle demonstrates how standpoint media inflected a various set of knowledges and performances with regards to embodiment, impact, and collective consciousness.

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