New PDF release: Are We There Yet?: Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism

By Alison Byerly

Are We There but? digital commute and Victorian Realism connects the Victorian fascination with "virtual commute" with the increase of realism in nineteenth-century fiction and twenty-first-century experiments in digital fact. at the same time the growth of river and railway networks within the 19th century made go back and forth more uncomplicated than ever prior to, staying at domestic and fantasizing approximately go back and forth become a favourite hobby. New methods of representing place—360-degree panoramas, foldout river maps, exhaustive railway guides—offered themselves as substitutes for genuine commute. contemplating those representations as a sort of "virtual shuttle" unearths a shocking continuity among the Victorian fascination with resourceful dislocation and twenty-first -century efforts to take advantage of electronic know-how to extend the actual barriers of the self.

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