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Book/Printed Material Fatal news : reading and information overload in early eighteenth-century literature

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Title

  • Fatal news : reading and information overload in early eighteenth-century literature

Names

  • Ellison, Katherine E.

Created / Published

  • New York : Routledge, 2006.

Contents

  • Information ad infinitum : Bunyan's lessons in careful reading in The pilgrim's progress -- Information as ambush : miscommunication and the post in Behn's The history of a nun -- Suffocation by information : collectivity and the secretary in Swift's A tale of a tub -- Infectious information : signs of collective intelligence in Defoe's A journal of the plague year.

Headings

  • -  Books and reading--England--History--17th century
  • -  Books and reading--England--History--18th century
  • -  Communication in literature
  • -  English fiction--18th century--History and criticism
  • -  English fiction--Early modern, 1500-1700--History and criticism
  • -  Social change in literature
  • -  Social evolution--History

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references (pages 139-147) and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Call Number/Physical Location

  • PR858.C636

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2020690938

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Access Advisory

  • Unrestricted online access

Online Format

  • image
  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Ellison, Katherine E. Fatal News: Reading and Information Overload in Early Eighteenth-Century Literature. New York: Routledge, 2006. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020690938/.

APA citation style:

Ellison, K. E. (2006) Fatal News: Reading and Information Overload in Early Eighteenth-Century Literature. New York: Routledge. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020690938/.

MLA citation style:

Ellison, Katherine E. Fatal News: Reading and Information Overload in Early Eighteenth-Century Literature. New York: Routledge, 2006. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020690938/>.