The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press by L. BrakeThe Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press by L. Brake

The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press

byL. Brake

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

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This volume tackles the subject of illustration, technically, metaphorically and historically in nineteenth-century periodicals, displaying the ubiquity of the visual in the press: the articles cover material illustration, graphics, and design and metaphorical use of images in the letterpress, offering specific examples and theoretical approaches.
LAUREL BRAKE is a Senior Research Fellow at Birkbeck, University of London, UK. Her research interests are in print culture, gender, computing in the humanities, and Walter Pater. Publications includeNineteenth-Century Serials Edition(www. with Jim Mussell, Suzanne Paylor, and Mark Turner (2008) andPrint in Transition(2001)...
Title:The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and PressFormat:HardcoverDimensions:279 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230217311

ISBN - 13:9780230217317

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Table of Contents

Contents List of Illustrations Notes on Contributors Chronology Introduction: Pictures and Press in the Nineteenth Century; L.Brake and M.Demoor PART 1: 1800-1840 IMAGES IN DIVERSE TEXTUAL ENVIRONMENTS The Illuminated Magazine and the Triumph of Wood Engraving; B.Maidment Accurate dreams or illustrations of desire: Image and Text in the Gardener's Magazine (1826-44) edited by John Claudius Loudon; S.Dewis Alaric 'Attila' Watts, the Fraser's Portrait Gallery, and William Maginn; D.E.Latané, Jr. 'The original to the life': portraiture and the Northern Star; M.Chase PART 2: MID-CENTURY GRAPHICS: FICTION, FASHION, LABOUR AND LAYOUT Man and Dog: Man and Dog: Text and Illustration in Dickens's The Old Curiosity Shop; B.Gray Elizabeth Gaskell: Journalism and Letters; J.Shattock Among the Unknown Public: Household Words , All the Year Round and the mass-market weekly periodical in the mid-nineteenth century; L.Huett Often Taken Where a Tract is Refused: T.B. Smithies, the British Workman , and the Popularisation of the Religious and Temperance Message; F.Murray Seductive Visual Studies: Scientific Focus and Editorial Control in The Woman in White and All the Year Round; L.Garrison Depicting Gentlemen's Fashions in the Tailor and Cutter , 1866-1900; C.Kent PART 3: THE 1890S: CHANGING FACES, CHANGING TECHNOLOGIES Science and the Timeliness of Reproduced Photographs in the Late Nineteenth-Century Periodical Press; J.Mussell Aestheticism on the Cheap: Decorative Art, Art Criticism, and Cheap Paper in the 1890s; L.Hughes Putting Women in the Boat in The Idler (1892-1898) and TO-DAY (1893-1897); A.Humpherys Images of Englishness: The Daily Chronicle and 'Proposed Laureates' to Succeed Tennyson; E.H.Cohen Index