Through the Negative: The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Through the Negative

The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, 1st Edition

By Megan Williams

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224 pages

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The Civil War was the first 'image war', as photographs of the battlefields became the dominant means for capturing an epochal historical moment. At the same time, writers used the Civil War to present both their notions of nation and their ideas about the new intersections between photography and literary form. Through The Negative offers an accou

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT004020
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General
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PHOTOGRAPHY / General