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Title:Perspectives on Technology in Eighteenth-Century Encyclopedias, Travel Literature, and Utopian Fiction
Author(s):Clark, Rex Marvin
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Knust, Herbert
Department / Program:Comparative Literature
Discipline:Comparative Literature
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):History of Science
Abstract:The popularity of the technology theme during the last decades of the eighteenth century shows it was seen as a valuable tool for the reform of society. When technology is taken up as a literary topic in utopian science fiction and in dystopian criticisms of the technical later in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it had acquired much different connotations from the historical context of the eighteenth century.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:203 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/87307
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904417
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-28
Date Deposited:1998


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