Kinotrope Technology: The Difference Engine
The Difference Engine:Discuss kinotrope technology as presented through the show in which General Houston participates, attempting to attract British interest in his return as the president of Texas.
Work the following ideas into your essay:
Kinotropy is a popular new art form, in the service of entertainment and education, and the artist here is John Keats; as 21stc readers, do we find it primitive and disappointing? What can actually be done with the technology at this stage, and how effective is it in the fictional context? Where the audience interest flags, is the technology to blame?