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The Resource Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000, Nicholas Daly

Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000, Nicholas Daly

Label
Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000
Title
Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Daly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The central scenario in this fantasy is the crash, sometimes literal, sometimes metaphorical. Nicholas Daly considers the way human/machine encounters have been imagined from the 1860s on, arguing that such scenes dramatize the modernization of subjectivity. Daly begins with Victorian railway melodramas in which an individual is rescued from the path of the train just in time, and ends with J.G. Ballard's novel Crash in which people seek out such collisions. Daly argues that these collisions dramatize the relationship between the individual and modern industrial society, and suggests that the pleasures of fictional suspense help people to assimilate the speeding up of everyday life
  • This book will be of interest to scholars of Victorian literature, modernism and film."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daly, Nicholas
Dewey number
820.9/356
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR468.T4
LC item number
D35 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Technology in literature
  • Literature and technology
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Railroad travel in literature
  • Machinery in literature
  • Railroads in literature
Label
Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000, Nicholas Daly
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52838639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 161 pages
Isbn
9780521833929
Lccn
2003055728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Literature, technology, and modernity, 1860-2000, Nicholas Daly
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 136-156) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
52838639
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 161 pages
Isbn
9780521833929
Lccn
2003055728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

Library Locations

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