Romantic Cyborgs: Authorship and Technology in the American Renaissance

Romantic Cyborgs: Authorship and Technology in the American Renaissance

by Klaus Benesch, K. Benesch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558493239

ISBN-13: 9781558493230

Pub. Date: 01/09/2002

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Explores the relationship between authorship and technology in nineteenth-century America.  See more details below

Overview

Explores the relationship between authorship and technology in nineteenth-century America.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558493230
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
01/09/2002
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: Authorship, Technology, and the Cybernetic Body1
1From Franklin to Whitman: Contested Ideologies of Authorship and Technology35
2Machine Art Revisited: Hawthorne's Artist(s) of the Beautiful63
3Do Machines Make History?: Edgar Allan Poe and the Technologizing of Discourse97
4Figuring Modern Authorship: Melville's Narratives of Technological Encroachment129
5The Author in Pain: Technology and Fragmentation in Rebecca Harding Davis and Walt Whitman157
Notes183
Bibliography219
Index239

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