The Resource Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan

Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan

Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman
Title
Mediating American autobiography
Title remainder
photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman
Statement of responsibility
Sean Ross Meehan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Examines works by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Frederick Douglass, and Walt Whitman to explore how the emergence of photography in the mid-nineteenth century transformed their ideas, how photography mediated their conceptions of self-representation, and how their appropriation of photographic thinking created a new kind of autobiography"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meehan, Sean Ross
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.P43
LC item number
M44 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • Literature and photography
  • Authors, American
  • Photography
  • Visual perception in literature
  • Photography in literature
  • Autobiography
  • Self-realization in literature
Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index
Contents
The reproduction of the author -- Strange developments : photography's autobiography -- Like iodine to light : Emerson's photographic thinking -- Pencil of nature : Thoreau's photographic register -- Pictures in progress : the claims of Frederick Douglass, photographically considered -- Specimen daze : Whitman's photobiography -- Future readers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 250 p.
Isbn
9780826217929
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007047083
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 3038948-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3038948
  • (Sirsi) o181424170
  • (OCoLC)181424170
Label
Mediating American autobiography : photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman, Sean Ross Meehan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index
Contents
The reproduction of the author -- Strange developments : photography's autobiography -- Like iodine to light : Emerson's photographic thinking -- Pencil of nature : Thoreau's photographic register -- Pictures in progress : the claims of Frederick Douglass, photographically considered -- Specimen daze : Whitman's photobiography -- Future readers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 250 p.
Isbn
9780826217929
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2007047083
Other physical details
ill., ports.
System control number
  • 3038948-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3038948
  • (Sirsi) o181424170
  • (OCoLC)181424170

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