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The Resource Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan, (electronic resource)

Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan, (electronic resource)

Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman
Title
Mediating American autobiography
Title remainder
photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman
Statement of responsibility
Sean Ross Meehan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines works by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman to explore how the emergence of photography in the mid-nineteenth century transformed their ideas, how photography mediated their conceptions of self-representation, and how their appropriation of photographic thinking created a new kind of autobiography"--Provided by publisher
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meehan, Sean Ross
Dewey number
810.9/492
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • Literature and photography
  • Authors, American
  • Photography
  • Visual perception in literature
  • Photography in literature
  • Autobiography
  • Self-realization in literature
Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and index
Contents
Prologue: the reproduction of the author -- Strange developments: photography's autobiography -- Like iodine to light: Emerson's photographic thinking -- Pencil of nature: Thoreau's photographic register -- Pictures in progress: the claims of Frederick Douglass, photographically considered -- Specimen daze: Whitman's photobiography -- Epilogue: future readers
Control code
ocn609204246
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 250 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826266408
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609204246
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-238) and index
Contents
Prologue: the reproduction of the author -- Strange developments: photography's autobiography -- Like iodine to light: Emerson's photographic thinking -- Pencil of nature: Thoreau's photographic register -- Pictures in progress: the claims of Frederick Douglass, photographically considered -- Specimen daze: Whitman's photobiography -- Epilogue: future readers
Control code
ocn609204246
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 250 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826266408
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609204246
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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