Published March 1999
by Eerdmans Pub Co .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||271|
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The Virgin and the Dynamo When Henry Adams went to the Paris Exhibition in he was so floored by the emerging force of the dynamo that he knew he was standing on a precipice that would define America in the new century, and that might eventually be it's downfall. He likened the power of this new modern technology to the same power that the. He then wrote an autobiography, The Education of Henry Adams (), which complements the earlier book and has long been regarded as one of the most compelling works of American literature. In the autobiography’s most famous chapter — or, at least, most famous chapter title — “The Dynamo and the Virgin,” Adams weighed what he had. Analysis: The Virgin & The Dynamo (Aline) W. H. Auden’s essay The Virgin and the Dynamo is part of the book W. H. Dyer’s Hand and other essays (). The general theme, as addressed both in the introduction and the essay in particular is . Review a Brill Book; Making Sense of Illustrated Handwritten Archives; FAQ; Search. Close Search. Advanced Search Help The Virgin and the Dynamo in American Literary History in Religion and the Arts. Author: K.P. Van Anglen. View More View Less. Online Publication Date: 01 Jan