The Flying Machine and Modern Literature Information

"This is the first work to survey the myths created by the modern literary imagination about technology." —Herbert Sussman

"... succeeds admirably, fascinatingly on all counts... " —American Literature

"... a landmark in the study of literary and technological history." —NMAH

"... fascinating... a welcome addition to the growing scholarship about the impact of technology on the modern imagination." —Journal of Modern Literature Annual Review

This book chronicles precisely how the flying machine helped to create two kinds of apocalyptic modes in modern literature.

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