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Manuscript hunters lamented the typewriter

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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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