The Cryptographic Imagination : Secret Writing from Edgar Poe to the Internet (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society)

The Cryptographic Imagination : Secret Writing from Edgar Poe to the Internet (Parallax: Re-visions of Culture and Society)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 264 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780801853319
  • DDC分類 818.309

基本説明

Uses the writings of Edgar Allan Poe to pose a set of questions pertaining to literary genre, cultural modernity, and technology.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements                                   ix
Introduction 1 (18)
GENRES 19 (96)
1 The King of Secret Readers 19 (23)
2 Secret Writing as Alchemy: Recoding Defoe 42 (23)
3 Detective Fiction and the Analytic Sublime 65 (22)
4 Dark Fiber: Cryptography, Telegraphy, 87 (28)
Science Fiction
EFFECTS 115(94)
5 Resurrexi: Poe in the Crypt of Lizzie Doten 115(24)
6 Deciphering the Cold War: Toward a Literary 139(32)
History of Espionage
7 Ciphering the Net 171(38)
Coda: Strange Loops and Talking Birds 199(10)
Appendix: Public-Key Cryptography 209(4)
Notes 213(40)
Glossary 253(6)
Index 259