The Resource Modernism and the culture of efficiency : ideology and fiction, Evelyn Cobley, (electronic resource)

Modernism and the culture of efficiency : ideology and fiction, Evelyn Cobley, (electronic resource)

Label
Modernism and the culture of efficiency : ideology and fiction
Title
Modernism and the culture of efficiency
Title remainder
ideology and fiction
Statement of responsibility
Evelyn Cobley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Cobley's close readings of modernist British fiction by writers as diverse as Aldous Huxley, Joseph Conrad, and E.M. Forster identify characters whose attitudes and behaviour patterns indirectly manifest cultural anxieties that can be traced to the conflicted logic of efficiency
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
306.4/6
Index
index present
LC call number
PN56.M54
LC item number
C63 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Modernism and the culture of efficiency : ideology and fiction, Evelyn Cobley, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
Efficiency and the Great Exhibition of 1851 : elation and doubt -- Efficient machines and docile bodies : Henry Ford and F.W. Taylor -- An experiment in (in)efficient organization and social engineering : Auschwitz -- Efficiency and disciplinary power : the iron cage and the suburb -- Efficiency and population control : Wells, Shaw, Orwell, Forster -- "Criminal" efficiency : Joseph Conrad's Heart of darkness -- Efficient management : D.H. Lawrence's Women in love -- Efficiency and perverse outcomes : Ford Madox Ford's The good soldier -- Efficiency and its alternatives : E.M. Forster's Howards end -- Efficiency and the perfect society : Aldous Huxley's Brave new world
Control code
ocn759157421
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 344 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442697430
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22573/ctt52vxv
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32202489
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759157421
  • jstor1442697431

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