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Manuscript hunters lamented the typewriter

Grant Allen… at his typewriter, here.

As authors in the 19th century increasingly adopted the typewriter, manuscript hunters lamented, as witnessed in The Literary World, Volume 46, 1892 —

While manuscript hunters bemoaned the invention, Allen praised it. From The Phonetic Journal, June 4, 1892 —

Allen wrote The Type-Writer Girl (which I haven’t read… yet). Goolge offers it for free here.

Mark Twain only gradually embraced the typewriter, see here.

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