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Author Saler, Michael T., 1960-

Title As if : modern enchantment and the literary prehistory of virtual reality / Michael Saler.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    823.0876 SAL    Available
Description x, 283 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Living in the imagination -- Delight without delusion: the new romance, spectacular texts, and public spheres -- Clap if you believe in Sherlock Holmes: Arthur Conan Doyle and animistic reason -- From "virtual unreality" to virtual reality: H.P. Lovecraft and public spheres of the imagination -- The middle positions of middle-earth: J.R.R. Tolkien and factionalism.
Subject Fantastic, The, in literature.
Virtual reality in literature.
Marvelous, The, in literature.
Imaginary societies in literature.
ISBN 9780195343168 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0195343166 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780195343175 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0195343174 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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