Distraction : problems of attention in eighteenth-century literature /

Early novel reading typically conjures images of rapt readers in quiet rooms, but commentators at the time described reading as a fraught activity, one occurring amidst a distracting cacophony that included sloshing chamber pots and wailing street vendors. Auditory distractions were compounded by li...

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Main Author: Phillips, Natalie M. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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