Modernism and the Culture of Efficiency

Modernism and the Culture of Efficiency

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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.Henry Forda#39;s Model T remains to this day lodged in the popular imagination for being virtually synonymous with innovative ... To this end, I rely heavily on two excellent recent studies of Ford and his company: Douglas Brinkleya#39;s Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His ... Brinkleya#39;s emphasis on the company and Wattsa#39;s focus on the man complement each other without disputing each othera#39;s findings.

Title:Modernism and the Culture of Efficiency
Author:Evelyn Cobley
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2009


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