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Romantic Capabilities

Blake, Scott, Austen, and the New Messages of Old Media

Mike Goode

  • Develops a critical methodology focused on how texts behave rather than what they mean
  • Offers new interpretations of William Blake's poetry, Walter Scott's historical fiction, and Jane Austen's novels
  • Shows how modern medial afterlives of literary texts can reveal previously unrecognized significance that the texts held when they were created
  • Includes original interdisciplinary research on: proverbs, viral media, aesthetic philosophy, panoramas, stereoscopes, optical science, software development kits, garden design, and fanfiction