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By Jen E. Boyle

Anamorphosis in Early sleek Literature explores the superiority of anamorphic viewpoint within the 17th and eighteenth centuries in England. Jen Boyle investigates how anamorphic media flourished in early sleek England as an interactive expertise and mode of have an effect on in public interactive paintings, urban and backyard layout, and as a conception and determine in literature, political idea and common and experimental philosophy. Anamorphic mediation, Boyle brings to gentle, supplied Milton, Margaret Cavendish, and Daniel Defoe, between others, with a robust techno-imaginary for traversing via projective, digital adventure. Drawing on wide archival examine relating to the style of "practical point of view" in early smooth Europe, Boyle deals a scholarly attention of anamorphic viewpoint (its technical capacity, performances, and embodied practices) as an interactive aesthetics and cultural imaginary. finally, Boyle demonstrates how point of view media inflected a various set of knowledges and performances regarding embodiment, have an effect on, and collective consciousness.

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