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Author LaGrandeur, Kevin.

Title Androids and intelligent networks in early modern literature and culture [electronic resource] : artificial slaves / Kevin LaGrandeur.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 207 p. : ill.
Series Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 22
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Artificial slaves: intelligent tools/ rebellious agents -- Real human automata from the pre-empirical era -- Whole bodies: alchemy, cabala, and the embodiment of force -- Body parts: talking brass heads, dangerous knowledge, and Robert Greene's plays -- Prospero's ethereal prosthesis -- Doctor Faustus: losing control of the servant network -- Points of contact between artificial servants of yesterday and today.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Machine theory in literature.
Androids in literature.
Technology and civilization -- England -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415631211 (hardback acid-free paper)
9780203096970 (electronic bk.)

 
    
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