Modernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural Study by Tim ArmstrongModernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural Study by Tim Armstrong

Modernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural Study

byTim Armstrong

Paperback | February 28, 1998

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This book is a study of the relations between the body and its technologies in modernism. Tim Armstrong traces the links among modernist literary texts and medical, psychological and social theory across a range of writers. Armstrong shows how modernists subjected the body to new modes of production, representation and commodification as they attempted to render it part of modernity. Drawing on a wide range of disciplines, Armstrong challenges the received oppositions between technology and literature by demonstrating the complex interconnections between these domains.
Title:Modernism, Technology, and the Body: A Cultural StudyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:February 28, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521599970

ISBN - 13:9780521599979

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Regulation of Energies: 1. Electrifying the body; 2. Waste products; Part II. Reshaping the Body: 3. Prosthetic modernism; 4. Auto-facial construction; Part III. Technologies of Gender: 5. Seminal Economies; 6. Making a woman; Part IV. Interruption and Suture: 7. Distracted writing; 8. Film finds a tongue.

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