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The Resource Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel, Jonathan H. Grossman

Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel, Jonathan H. Grossman

Label
Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel
Title
Charles Dickens's networks
Title remainder
public transport and the novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan H. Grossman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The same week in February 1836 that Charles Dickens was hired to write his first novel, The Pickwick Papers, the first railway line in London opened. Charles Dickens's Networks explores the rise of the global, high-speed passenger transport network in the nineteenth century and the indelible impact it made on Dickens's work. The advent first of stage coaches, then of railways and transoceanic steam ships made unprecedented round-trip journeys across once seemingly far distances seem ordinary and systematic. Time itself was changed. The Victorians overran the separate, local times kept in each
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grossman, Jonathan H
Dewey number
823.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PR4592.T73
LC item number
G76 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dickens, Charles
  • Travel in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Transportation
  • Dickens, Charles
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Literature and society
  • Transportation
  • Travel in literature
  • Great Britain
Label
Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel, Jonathan H. Grossman
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and index
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
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter One: The Speeding of the Pickwick Coach; I. Time; II. Space; III. Serialization; IV. Systems; Chapter Two: On Tragedy's Tracks; I. In Clock; II. A Tale That Is Tolled; III. Clock Strikes; Chapter Three: International Connections; I. Perspective; II. Simultaneity; III. Plottability; Afterword; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
779849253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280594120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779849253
Label
Charles Dickens's networks : public transport and the novel, Jonathan H. Grossman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and index
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
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter One: The Speeding of the Pickwick Coach; I. Time; II. Space; III. Serialization; IV. Systems; Chapter Two: On Tragedy's Tracks; I. In Clock; II. A Tale That Is Tolled; III. Clock Strikes; Chapter Three: International Connections; I. Perspective; II. Simultaneity; III. Plottability; Afterword; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
779849253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280594120
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779849253

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