Typewriters and cameras as a metaphor for the modern

As part of the ‘not just travel writers’ strand I was reading Darren Wershler-Henry’s history of typewriters over the weekend and he makes the point that in Dracula – written in 1897 – the protagonists make extensive use of typewriters and kodak cameras to document matters – and hence demonstrate the modernity of their approach by using technology …

 

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