qA gathering of major importance. . . . Fisher brilliantly articulates the distinctive work of 'new historicism' in treating American texts and circumstances. His introduction, together with the consistently high quality of the essays and their remarkable range of approaches, makes this dramatically superior to earlier collections. . . . As a help to working scholars trying to sort out new developments, and as an introduction for graduate students, this will be the best available guide.q--T. Walter Herbert, author of qMarquesan Encounters: Melville and the Meaning of CivilizationqQuoted in Mark Twaina#39;s Correspondence with Henry Huttleston Rogers, 1893a1 909, ed. with an introduction by Lewis Leary (Berkeley, 1969), 26. ... Kasson calls Twaina#39;s aquot;anthropomorphic conception of the machineaquot;; Kasson, Civilizing the Machine (New York, 1977) ... For a powerful analysis of Taylora#39;s importance in the restructuring of work, see Alfred Sohn-Rethel, Intellectual and Manual Labor, transanbsp;...
|Title||:||The New American Studies|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 1991|