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Bizup, Joseph, 1966–

Manufacturing culture : vindications of early Victorian industry / Joseph Bizup.

Charlottesville ; University of Virginia Press, 2003.
London : University of Virginia Press, 2003.
Physical Description:
xii, 229 p. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
DA533 .B57 2003 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-220) and index.
Subject Terms:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Exhibition (1851 : London, England)
Industries -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Industries in literature.

  • Introduction : industry as culture in nineteenth-century Britain
  • "One co-operative body" : the rhetoric of the factory system
  • "Beautiful combinations" : abstraction and technological beauty in the works of Charles Babbage
  • "A debilitated race" : savageness in social investigation and design theory
  • "Appropriate beauty" : the work of ornament in the age of mechanical reproduction
  • "What you ought to learn" : industrial culture and the Exhibition of 1851
  • "Only a machine before" : manliness and mechanism in Ruskin and Morris.