Clare Pettitt, "Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848"
English | ISBN: 0198830424 | 2020 | 368 pages | PDF | 6 MB
Serial Forms: The Unfinished Project of Modernity, 1815-1848 proposes an entirely new way of reading the transition into the modern. It is the first book in a series of three which will take the reader up to the end of the First World War, moving from a focus on London to a global perspective.
Serial Forms sets out the theoretical and historical basis for all three volumes. It suggests that, as a serial news culture and a stadial historicism developed together between 1815 and 1848, seriality became the dominant form of the nineteenth century. Through serial newsprint, illustrations,
performances, and shows, the past and the contemporary moment enter into public visibility together. Serial Forms
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