Technology and individual works of literature
- The most famous metaphor for machines in Victorian literature — Dickens's "melancholy mad elephants" (in Hard Times)
- Machinery and a new vision of the human psyche in Hard Times
- Machinery and a new vision of the human psyche in Mary Barton
- The pysche as engine in The Mill on the Floss
- Inventions in Alice in Wonderland
- Technological Tranformation of the Countryside within In Memoriam and Jane Eyre
- Satire and Science in the First "Information Age"
- The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on Servant-Master Relationships
- Masters, Men, and Industrial technology in Gaskell
- Kipling's Interest in Contemporary Technology
Relevant Book reviews
Bizup, Joseph. Manufacturing Culture: Vindications of Early Victorian Industry. Charlottesville: U. of Virginia Press, 2003 [Review by George P. Landow].
Porter, Dale H. The Thames Embankment: Environment, Technology, and Society in Victorian London. Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 1998. [Review by George P. Landow]
Ketabgian, Tamara. The Lives of Machines: The Indistrial Imaginary in Victorian Literature & Culture. Michigan, 2011. xi + 236 pp. [Review by Herbert Sussman]
Last modified 22 June 2014