The Resource The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction, Nicholas Dames

The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction, Nicholas Dames

Label
The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction
Title
The physiology of the novel
Title remainder
reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Dames
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How did the Victorians read novels? The author answers that deceptively simple question by revealing a now-forgotten range of 19th century theories of the novel, based in a study of human physiology during the act of reading
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
820.9008
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
PR461
LC item number
.D34 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The physiology of the novel : reading, neural science, and the form of Victorian fiction, Nicholas Dames
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-272) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction: Toward a History of Victorian Novel Theory; I. THEORIES OF READING: A CRITICAL PREHISTORY; 1. Mass Reading and Physiological Novel Theory; II. PRACTICES OF READING: FOUR CASES; 2. Distraction's Negative Liberty: Thackeray and Attention (Intermittent Form); 3. Melodies for the Forgetful: Eliot, Wagner, and Duration (Elongated Form); 4. Just Noticeable Differences: Meredith and Fragmentation (Discontinuous Form); 5. The Eye as Motor: Gissing and Speed-Reading (Accelerated Form); Coda: I.A. Richards and the End of Physiological Novel Theory
  • BibliographyIndex; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
ocn181734443
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 277 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281160614
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, music
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36051688
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)181734443
  • oso0191526118
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.

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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