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The Resource The Cylinder : Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century

The Cylinder : Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century

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The Cylinder : Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century
Title
The Cylinder
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Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century
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Language
eng
Summary
The Cylinder investigates the surprising proliferation of cylindrical objects in the nineteenth century, such as steam engines, phonographs, panoramas, rotary printing presses, silos, safety locks, and many more. Examining this phenomenon through the lens of kinematics, the science of forcing motion, Helmut Müller-Sievers provides a new view of the history of mechanics and of the culture of the industrial revolution, including its literature, that focuses on the metaphysics and aesthetics of motion. Müller-Sievers explores how nineteenth-century prose falls in with the specific rhythm of cylin
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The Cylinder : Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century
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The Cylinder : Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnqx5
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; PART ONE: THE PREHISTORY AND METAPHYSICS OF THE CYLINDER; 1. Introduction; 2. The Rise of Kinematics; 3. The Valuation of Motions; PART TWO: CYLINDERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; 4. The Cylinder as Motor; 5. The Cylinder as Tool; 6. Kinematics of Narration I: Dickens and the Motion of Serialization; 7. The Cylinder as Enclosure; 8. Kinematics of Narration II: Balzac and the Cylindrical Shape of the Plot; 9. Gears and Screws; 10. Kinematics of Narration III: Henry James and the Turn of the Screw; Epilogue; Notes; Works Cited; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J
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1 online resource (257 pages)
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online
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9781283425940
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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