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We are the machine : the computer, the Internet, and information in contemporary German literature

Author: Paul A Youngman
Publisher: Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2009.
Series: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An investigation of attitudes toward -- and unease with -- Information Technology, as reflected in recent German-language literature.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Youngman, Paul A.
We are the machine.
Rochester, N.Y. : Camden House, 2009
(DLC) 2009010751
(OCoLC)303086543
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Youngman
ISBN: 9781571137524 1571137521
OCLC Number: 671648534
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 171 pages).
Contents: Losing ground to the machine: electronic brains in the works of Heinrich Hauser and Friedrich Dürrenmatt --
Fearing the machine: two nightmares in the 1990s: Gerd Heindenreich's new riddle of the sphinx and Barbara Frischmuth's hidden meaning --
Becoming the machine: Günther Grass's and Erich Loest's virtual history, René Pollesch's postdramatic imaginings, and "real" cyber-relationships according to Christine Eichel and Daniel Glattauer.
Series Title: Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture.
Responsibility: Paul A. Youngman.

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