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Critical Insights: Technology & Humanity
Editor: Carol Colatrella, Georgia Institute
   of Technology


ISBN: 978-1-42983-739-2
Print List Price: $85


e-ISBN: 978-1-4298-3787-3 
eBook Single User Price: $85

October 2012 · 1 volume · 308 pages · 6"x9"

Includes Online Database with Print Purchase

Critical Insights: Technology & Humanity
Table of Contents

Contents

About This Volume
     —Carol Colatrella

On Technology & Humanity
     —Carol Colatrella

Critical Contexts
Industrial Revolution, Empire, and the Novel
     —Narin Hassan

Reading Technology and Literature in the Twentieth Century
     —Melissa M. Littlefield and Michael Black

The Model T and the Roaring Twenties: The Automobile, Social Change, and Cultural Critiquin American Literature      —
     —Tanfer Emin Tunc

"An Intent to Communicate": Technology and Digital Culture in The Crying of Lot 49
     —Madeleine Monson-Rosen

Critical Readings
Technology in Cross-Cultural Mythology: Western and Non-Western
     —Kevin LaGrandeur

The Technologist in Classical Mythology and American Literature
     —Inger H. Dalsgaard

"'Now Let Us Meet the World': Being, Appearing, and Seeing in Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables"
     —Abigail Glogower

Opposing Perspectives: Technology in Modernist Literature
     —Melissa Dinsman

Inventions in Literature: Time Travel in Works by H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams     —
     —Claire Menck

Literary Models of Technological Mediation with the World: Sartre's Nausea and Julio Cortázar's "Treasure of Youth"
     —Luis O. Arata

"Art as Technique": Formalist Theory as a Reflection on the Perceptual Impact of Technology and New Techniques
     —A.M. van den Oever

Humanity and Technology at War
     —Robert Blaskiewicz

Android Dreams and Human Imaginings
     —Aaron Barlow

Death of the Digital Messiah: Increased Complexity in Virtual Narratives: Neuromancer, The Matrix, and Tron
     —Mike Griffith

Ghosts and Girls in the Machine: Technology and the Human in Japanese Visual Popular Culture (Ghost in the Shell, Armitage III)
     —Jaime Weida

Resources
Additional Works on Technology and Humanity
Bibliography
Contributors
About the Editor
Index




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