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Critical Insights: Technology & Humanity
Table of Contents
About This Volume
On Technology & Humanity
Industrial Revolution, Empire, and the Novel
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
Technology in Cross-Cultural Mythology: Western and Non-Western
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"
Opposing Perspectives: Technology in Modernist Literature
Inventions in Literature: Time Travel in Works by H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, and Douglas Adams —
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
Android Dreams and Human Imaginings
Death of the Digital Messiah: Increased Complexity in Virtual Narratives: Neuromancer, The Matrix, and Tron
Ghosts and Girls in the Machine: Technology and the Human in Japanese Visual Popular Culture (Ghost in the Shell, Armitage III)
Additional Works on Technology and Humanity
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