Week 1: Course Introduction
Visions of the Internet
England’s Victorian Internet and Early Twentieth Century Fictions of a Future Internet
Books and Stories
• Tom Standage. The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century’s On-line Pioneers. Bloomsbury, 1999.
• E. M. Forster. “The Machine Stops,” in Selected Stories. Penguin Classics, 2001. [PDF] [Archive.org]