Are We There Yet?: Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism by Alison Byerly
English | Dec 26, 2012 | ISBN: 0472071866 | 264 Pages | PDF | 5 MB
Are We There Yet? Virtual Travel and Victorian Realism connects the Victorian fascination with "virtual travel" with the rise of realism in nineteenth-century fiction and twenty-first-century experiments in virtual reality. Even as the expansion of river and railway networks in the nineteenth century made travel easier than ever before, staying at home and fantasizing about travel turned into a favorite pastime.