Objects & Places from The Machine in the Garden; Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America

Leo Marx
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Sleephy Hollow - This is a wooded area near Concord, Massachusetts

The Tempest - This is a play written at about the same time that the New World was being colonized

The Machine - This entity refers metaphorically to all industrialism during nineteenth century America.

The Garden - This entity serves Marx as a metaphor for the general pastoral landscape of America, as found by the original settlers.

Letters From an American Farmer - This book was written by J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur.

Middle Landscape - This is the term for a compromise between mechanism and pastoralism, in which both may co-exist, but in modified ways.

Husbandry - This term refers to farming occupations.

The Young Americans - This address espoused the philosophy of romantic pastoralism.

Communist Manifesto - This work states that industrialization has resulted in man's alienation from his work.

Walden - This...

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