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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