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The lives of machines : the industrial imaginary in Victorian literature and culture

Author: Tamara Siroone Ketabgian
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press : University of Michigan Library, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Expanded views of the connection between humans and machines in the Victorian era

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tamara Siroone Ketabgian
ISBN: 9780472071401 0472071408 9780472051403 0472051407
OCLC Number: 667213097
Description: xi, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Human parts and prosthetic networks : the Victorian factory and mesmeric forces --
Animal machine --
"Melancholy mad elephants" : affect and the animal machine in Hard times --
Brute appetites : labor and leisure in Mary Barton and early Victorian Manchester --
Psychic forces : steam, water, and mechanical perception in The mill on the floss --
"A musical steam engine" : sympathy, technique, and industrial community.
Responsibility: Tamara Ketabgian.

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"With "The Lives of Machines", Tamara Ketabgian has produced an illu--Timothy Cooper"Technology and Culture" (10/01/2012) "This fascinating and challenging book stages an intervention not only in our Read more...

 
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