Women and the Machine
Read Online

Women and the Machine Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age by Julie Wosk

  • 464 Want to read
  • ·
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Johns Hopkins Univ Pr .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsHM
The Physical Object
Pagination316 p.
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23114188M
ISBN 100801873134
ISBN 109780801873133

Download Women and the Machine


Women and the Machine. Reprsentations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age [Julie Wosk, Illustrated] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Reprsentations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age: Julie Wosk, Illustrated: : Books/5(4). Depictions of women as timid and fearful creatures baffled by machinery have alternated with images of them as being fully capable of technological mastery and control -- and of lending sex appeal. WOMEN AND THE MACHINE: Representations from the Spinning Wheel to the Electronic Age Julie Wosk, Author. Johns Hopkins Univ. $ (p) ISBN   Women and the Machine. First published in Subjects. History of art & design styles: c to c , History of art & design styles: from c -, History of engineering & technology, Human figures depicted in art, Literary studies: general, Women's studies, Women's Studies - History, 20th century, c to c , Cited by:

Women and the machine: representations from the spinning wheel to the electronic age. [Julie Wosk] -- Julie Wosk examines the role of machines in helping women reconfigure and transform their lives. She takes her readers through a gallery of fiction and high and low art which depicts women in their. Julie Wosk’s recent book MY FAIR LADIES: Female Robots, Androids, and Other Artificial Eves presents a riveting view of artificial females in film, television, literature, and art--and today's startling silicone robots that look so real they can easily fool the eye. The Love Machine tells the story of ruthless, haunted Robin Stone and his life and career in the cut-throat world of s network television. Handsome but promiscuous, the latter earning his nickname the Love Machine after he describes television with the same sobriquet, Robin is loved beyond all reason by three women: Amanda, the beautiful but doomed fashion model; Maggie, the beautiful but . My First Sewing Machine Book: 35 fun and easy projects for children aged 7 years + Emma Hardy. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ #2. Sewing School ®: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make Andria Lisle. out of 5 stars 1, Spiral-bound. $ #3.

Woman And Machine is an automotive educational company geared towards community development for female automotive enthusiasts. It was founded by four automotive tradeswomen; mechanics Faye Hadley and Jasmine Lawrence, and welders Alexis Dabilis and Karen Sullivan. Karen Brodine's award-winning feminist poetry explores themes of work, activism, sexual identity, family, language, and the author's fight against breast cancer. Published in , WOMAN SITTING AT THE MACHINE, THINKING is the posthumously published, fourth collection of poems by a breakthrough writer on feminist, lesbian and workingclass themes.   He describes an early case of female discrimination whereby women were segregated from men while manufacturing cartridges - a dangerous undertaking. Smith gives the reader well documented biographical insights on important American machine gun inventors, such as James Puckle, Richard Gatling, Samuel Colt, Hiram Maxim, John M. Browning, Isaac Lewis and s: 7. What a gorgeous book. I've always been a huge Florence and the Machine fan and I was delighted to read this book. It has lyrics, poetry, sketches, doodles, and photographs. It' very ethereal and beautiful. Reading her lyrics really made me appreciate how poetry-esque they really all are. Florence writes exquisitely and from her s: