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 glossy England as an interactive know-how and mode of impact in public interactive artwork, urban and backyard layout, and as a conception and determine in literature, political concept and normal and experimental philosophy. Anamorphic mediation, Boyle brings to mild, supplied Milton, Margaret Cavendish, and Daniel Defoe, between others, with a robust techno-imaginary for traversing via projective, digital adventure. Drawing on vast archival learn regarding the style of "practical viewpoint" in early glossy Europe, Boyle bargains a scholarly attention of anamorphic standpoint (its technical capacity, performances, and embodied practices) as an interactive aesthetics and cultural imaginary. eventually, Boyle demonstrates how standpoint media inflected a various set of knowledges and performances with regards to embodiment, have an effect on, and collective consciousness.

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