Literature and Photography in Transition, 1850–1915

  • Owen Clayton

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Owen Clayton
    Pages 1-11
  3. Owen Clayton
    Pages 164-176
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 177-233

About this book


Literature and Photography in Transition, 1850-1915 examines how British and American writers used early photography and film as illustrations and metaphors. It concentrates on five figures in particular: Henry Mayhew, Robert Louis Stevenson, Amy Levy, William Dean Howells, and Jack London.


America composing English literature film photography realism Robert Louis Stevenson

Authors and affiliations

  • Owen Clayton
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LincolnUK

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