Machine, Metaphor, and the Writer: A Jungian View, and: Detotalized Totalities: Synthesis and Disintegration in Naturalist, Existential, and Socialist Fiction, and: Crossing the Shadow-Line: The Literature of Estrangement (review)

@article{Kellman1990MachineMA,
  title={Machine, Metaphor, and the Writer: A Jungian View, and: Detotalized Totalities: Synthesis and Disintegration in Naturalist, Existential, and Socialist Fiction, and: Crossing the Shadow-Line: The Literature of Estrangement (review)},
  author={S. Kellman},
  journal={MFS Modern Fiction Studies},
  year={1990},
  volume={36},
  pages={671 - 674}
}
  • S. Kellman
  • Published 1990
  • Philosophy
  • MFS Modern Fiction Studies
"Who better senses the ambiguities, intricacies, contradictions, and miraculous nature of the mechanized world than the artist?" asks Bettina Knapp and goes on to analyze works by eleven literary artists from ten different countries. She proceeds in chronological order, from Alfred Jarry's The Supermale (1902) through Sam Shepard's Operation Sidewinder (1970), examining each work's representation of the relationship between person and machine and—because she believes that the machine is an… Expand