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Author Milne, Esther
Title Letters, postcards, email : technologies of presence / Esther Milne
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2010
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  PE1483 .M55 2010    AVAILABLE    30520020714375
Descript xvi, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 24
Routledge research in cultural and media studies ; 24
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-256) and index
"The conscious presence of a central intellect" : British postal history -- "The simple transcripts of natural feeling" : signifiers of presence in epistolary practice -- "The ghosts of all my impertinent letters" : presence in crisis -- "The self-conscious air of the reproduced" : postcard history -- "A photo of the ship that I am now on" : signifiers of presence, intimacy and privacy in postcard correspondence -- A brief history of electronic mail -- "In my sickness" : constructing presence on the cybermind discussion group
Subject Letter writing -- English-speaking countries -- Psychological aspects
Written communication -- English-speaking countries -- Psychological
English letters -- History and criticism
Communication and technology
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