Technical Difficulties: Modernism and the Machine.

Woodbury Tease, Amy.

Abstract: This dissertation explores the boundaries between technology and the ideology of the human in the twentieth- and twenty-first-centuries. As a movement that motivates theoretical interventions such as Walter Benjamin's "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," Theodor W. Adorno's The Culture Industry, and Mark Seltzer's Bodies and Machines, modernism exhibits a pervasive an... read more

Tufts University. Department of English.
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