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By Leah Price,Pamela Thurschwell

ISBN-10: 0754638049

ISBN-13: 9780754638049

Secretaries are the hidden technicians of a lot literary (and non-literary) writing; additionally they determine startlingly usually as characters in smooth literature, movie, or even literary feedback. Literary Secretaries/Secretarial tradition brings jointly secretaries' position within the construction (and, extra unusually, intake) of recent tradition with interpretations in their functionality in literature and movie from Chaucer to Heidegger, when it comes to Dickens, Dracula, and Erle Stanley Gardner. those essays probe the relation of place of work perform to literary thought, asking what alterations whilst literary texts signify, tackle, or recognize the human copyist or the mechanical writing laptop. subject matters diversity from copyright legislations to voice acceptance software program, from New girls to haunted typewriters and from the historical past of expertise to the way forward for info administration. jointly, the essays will offer literary critics with a brand new attitude on present debates approximately gender, labour, and the fabric textual content, in addition to a window into the prehistory of our details age.

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