Rhetoric of Machine Aesthetics

Rhetoric of Machine Aesthetics

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Introduces a scheme of machine aesthetics, including classical industrial machines, high technology, and decaying machines, and then explores the rhetorical uses of these aesthetics.Streamlining became dominant as airplanes and sleek, diesel locomotives were becoming a significant aquot;high techaquot; standard, soon to ... design was applied to nonelectrotech machines such as manual pencil sharpeners, as Ewen points out.

Title:Rhetoric of Machine Aesthetics
Author:Barry Brummett
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1999-01-01


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