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D. H. Lawrence, Technology, and Modernity

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While the dehumanizing effects of technology, modernity, and industrialization have been widely recognized in D. H. Lawrence's wo... Weiterlesen
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While the dehumanizing effects of technology, modernity, and industrialization have been widely recognized in D. H. Lawrence's works, no book-length study has been dedicated to this topic.

This collection of newly commissioned essays by a cast of international scholars fills a genuine void and investigates Lawrence's peculiar relationship with modern technology and modernity in its many and varied aspects. Addressing themes such as pastoral vs. industrial, mining, war, robots, ecocriticism, technologies of the self, film, poetic devices of technology, entertainment, and many others, these essays help to reevaluate Lawrence's complicated standing within the modernist literary tradition and reveal the true theoretical wealth of a writer whose whole life and work, according to T.S. Eliot, "was an assertion of what the modern world has lost."


Indrek Männiste is Researcher of Literature and Philosophy at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and author of Henry Miller: The Inhuman Artist: A Philosophical Inquiry (Bloomsbury, 2013).


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Notes on Contributors
Michael Bell (University of Warwick, UK)
Indrek Männiste (University of Tartu, Estonia)
1. D. H. Lawrence's Long Passage from a Rural to an Industrial World
Nick Ceramella (University of Trento, Italy)
2. "Colliers is a discontented lot": "The Miner at Home" in the Nation and the 1912 National Coal Strike
Annalise Grice (Nottingham Trent University, UK)
3. D. H. Lawrence among the Early Modern Bohemians
Katherine Toy Miller (Angelo State University, USA)
4. D. H. Lawrence and "The Machine Incarnate": Robots Among the "Nettles"
Tina Ferris (Independent Writing and Editing Professional and D.H. Lawrence scholar, USA)
5. "Men No More Than the Subjective Material of the Machine": D. H. Lawrence, Machinery and War-time Psychology
Andrew Harrison (University of Nottingham, UK)
6. To Produce, or Not to Produce, That Is the Question: Technology, Democracy and War in Women in Love
Gaku Iwai (Konan University, Japan)
7. Hierarchy, Beauty, and Freedom: D. H. Lawrence's Response to Techno-Industrial Modernity
Colin D. Pearce (Clemson University, USA)
8. "The Art of Living": D. H. Lawrence's Technologies of Self
Jeff Wallace (Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK)I
9. Engineering Away Humanity: Lawrence on Technology and Mental Consciousness in Lady Chatterley's Loverand Pansies
Andrew Keese (Texas Tech University, USA)
10. Lawrence's Allotropic "Gladiatorial": Resisting the Mechanization of the Human in Women in Love
Thalia Trigoni (University of Cambridge, UK)
11. Green Lawrence?: Consciousness, Ecology and Poetry
Fiona Becket (University of Leeds, UK)
12. D. H. Lawrence and Film: Reconsidering Fidelity in Ken Russell's Women in Love
Earl G. Ingersoll (College at Brockport, USA)
13. Poetics of Technology: D. H. Lawrence and the Well-Tempered Counterpoint
Indrek Männiste (University of Tartu, Estonia)
14. Trains in D. H. Lawrence's Creative Writing
Helen Baron (Independent Scholar and Editor, UK)
15. On Entertainment: The Lassitude of Lawrence's Dead Novel
Dominic Jaeckle (Goldsmiths College, UK)



Titel: D. H. Lawrence, Technology, and Modernity
EAN: 9781501340031
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Bloomsbury Publishing Inc
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft
Anzahl Seiten: 256
Veröffentlichung: 07.02.2019
Dateigrösse: 2.4 MB
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