Making the Perfect Record: From Inscription to Impression in Early Magnetic Recording

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This essay is part of the “New Media” special issue of American Literature (volume 85, number 4, December 2013), http://10.1215/00029831-2370230, Duke University Press. The essay was composed and published using Scalar. It contains 3 paths, 94 pages, 33 media files, 13,532 words, and 73,394 characters (excluding spaces). All media is in the public domain or abides by fair use.  

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