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Product Description: A system can describe what we see (the solar system), operate a computer (Windows 10), or be made on a page (the fourteen engineered lines of a sonnet). In this book, Clifford Siskin shows that system is best understood as a genre -- a form that works physically in the world to mediate our efforts to understand it...read more

Hardcover:

9780262035316 | Mit Pr, October 21, 2016, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A system can describe what we see (the solar system), operate a computer (Windows 10), or be made on a page (the fourteen engineered lines of a sonnet).

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Product Description: As today's new technologies challenge the reign of writing, Clifford Siskin puts our current concerns about such change into history. In the 18th and early 19th centuries in Britain, he argues, the "new" technology was writing itself...read more

Hardcover:

9780801856969 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 1, 1998, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: " The Work of Writing is a deeply mature piece of scholarship involving dozens upon dozens of authors from all over the long eighteenth century.

Paperback:

9780801862847 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 4, 1999, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: As today's new technologies challenge the reign of writing, Clifford Siskin puts our current concerns about such change into history.

Argues that there is a need to reexamine the literary history of Romanticism, discusses the concept of development, and looks at Romantic attitudes towards money, sex, and drugs.

Hardcover:

9780195044706 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 1988, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: Argues that there is a need to reexamine the literary history of Romanticism, discusses the concept of development, and looks at Romantic attitudes towards money, sex, and drugs.

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