Androids and intelligent networks in early modern literature and culture artificial slaves / Kevin LaGrandeur.

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Main Author: LaGrandeur, Kevin.
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Routledge, 2013.
Series:Routledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture ; 22
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Table of Contents:
  • Artificial slaves: intelligent tools/ rebellious agents
  • Real human automata from the pre-empirical era
  • Whole bodies: alchemy, cabala, and the embodiment of force
  • Body parts: talking brass heads, dangerous knowledge, and Robert Greene's plays
  • Prospero's ethereal prosthesis
  • Doctor Faustus: losing control of the servant network
  • Points of contact between artificial servants of yesterday and today.