Sublime Dreams of Living Machines


Sublime Dreams of Living Machines: The Automaton in the European Imagination (2011) Minsoo Kang


List of Illustrations

Introduction

1. The Power of the Automaton

2. Between Magic and Mechanics: The Automaton in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance

3. The Man-machine in the World-machine, 1637–1748

4. From the Man-machine to the Automaton-man, 1748–1793

5. The Uncanny Automaton, 1789–1833

6. The Living Machines of the Industrial Age, 1833–1914

7. The Revolt of the Robots, 1914–1935

Conclusion

Notes

Acknowledgments

Index