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Maps, Mazes, and 18th century London (apology: this is a long post)

Brewer’s article tracing writing, authors, and authorship in 18th century London brought up a lot of different associations for me, so this blogpost is an attempt to start sorting out some of that. Brewer shows how, in the course of…
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Adrian Johns…Eisenstein’s Tycho…The Anxiety of Influence…Inherent Transitivity…

This is all a bit unresolved in my head…but here goes…   The reading for this which, specifically Adrian Johns’ “The Book of Nature and the Nature of the Book,” was, for me, difficult to follow at first and yet…
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