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Machine and metaphor : the ethics of language in American realism

Author: Jennifer Carol Cook
Publisher: New York : Routledge, ©2007.
Series: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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American literary realism burgeoned during a period of tremendous technological innovation. This work looks at how the realists tried to forge an ethical position between the two poles of science and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cook, Jennifer Carol.
Machine and metaphor.
New York : Routledge, ©2007
(DLC) 2006016179
(OCoLC)69241437
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Carol Cook
ISBN: 9780203944424 0203944429
OCLC Number: 180215623
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 161 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: "Humbug talky-talk:" rhetoric, ethics, mechanics in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn --
Stephen Crane's "The Monster:" iteration, ethics, and the engine of convetnion --
A conflict of languages: the rhetoric of reason and the call to metaphor in the Conjure Woman --
"On the brink of eloquence:" circulation, silence, and the "fitting word" in The House of Mirth and Ethan Frome --
Telling the tale over again: reclaiming repetition in Winesburg, Ohio and "Death in the Woods."
Series Title: Literary criticism and cultural theory.
Responsibility: Jennifer Carol Cook.

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