Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920

Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920

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This book explores the Victorian concept of vision across scientific and cultural forms. Willis charts the characterization of vision through four organizing principles a€“ small, large, past and future a€“ to arrive at a Victorian conception of what vision was. Willis then explores how this Victorian vision influenced twentieth-century ways of seeing.W. M. F. Petrie, a#39;Extract from Letter to Flaxman Spurrell, 11 Feb 1881, Gizeha#39;, in Drower (ed.) ... Helmholtz, Helmholtza#39;s Treatise on Physiological Optics; E. Landolt, A Manual of the Examination of the Eyes: A Course of Lectures Delivered at theanbsp;...


Title:Vision, Science and Literature, 1870-1920
Author: Martin Willis
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-22
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