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The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century

Picture and Press

  • Laurel Brake
  • Marysa Demoor
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Introduction: The Lure of Illustration

    1. Laurel Brake, Marysa Demoor
      Pages 1-13
  3. 1800–1840s: Images in Diverse Textual Environments

  4. Mid-Century Graphics: Fiction, Fashion, Labour and Layout

  5. The 1890s: Changing Faces, Changing Technologies

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 264-279

About this book

Introduction

This volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical approaches.

Keywords

Charles Dickens Design fiction Layout

Editors and affiliations

  • Laurel Brake
    • 1
  • Marysa Demoor
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of LondonUK
  2. 2.Ghent UniversityBelgium
  3. 3.CambridgeUK

About the editors

LAUREL BRAKE is a Senior Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Her research interests are in print culture, gender, computing in the humanities, and Walter Pater. Publications include Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (www. ncse.ac.uk) with Jim Mussell, Suzanne Paylor, and Mark Turner (2008) and Print in Transition (2001). With Marysa Demoor, she is currently editing the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism
 
MARYSA DEMOOR is Professor of English Literature at Ghent University, Belgium. Her recent publications include Their Fair Share: Women, Power and Criticism in the Athenaeum, from Millicent Garrett Fawcett to Katherine Mansfield, 1870-1920 (2000) and Marketing the Author: Authorial Personae, Narrative Selves and Self-Fashioning, 1880-1930 (2004). With Laurel Brake she is currently working on the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism.

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