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By Jen E. Boyle

ISBN-10: 1138249297

ISBN-13: 9781138249295

ISBN-10: 1409400697

ISBN-13: 9781409400691

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

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