The Shakespearean archive : experiments in new media from the Renaissance to postmodernity / Alan Galey.
Why is Shakespeare so often associated with information technologies and with the idea of archiving itself? Alan Galey explores this question through the entwined histories of Shakespearean texts and archival technologies over the past four centuries. In chapters dealing with the archive, the book,...
Cambridge University Press,
- Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: scenes from the prehistory of digitization; 2. Leaves of brass: Shakespeare and the idea of the archive; 3. The archive and the book: information architectures from folio to variorum; 4. The counterfeit presentments of Victorian photography; 5. Inventing Shakespeare's voice: early sound transmission and recording; 6. Networks of deep impression: Shakespeare and the modern invention of information; 7. Data and the ghosts of materiality; 8. Conclusion : sites of Shakespearean memory.