Journals Higher Education

$120.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 August 2016

256 Pages | 12 b/w illus.

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780748690848


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Drivetime

Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Lynne Pearce

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Brings Humanities-based perspectives to bear upon topical debates in automobilities research
  • Introduces a new concept for understanding our journeys made my car by focusing on the driver's automotive consciousness rather than utility/function
  • Makes use of auto-ethnography to explore and theorise automotive consciousness
  • Draws upon a rich archive of literary texts from across the twentieth-century including original research into unknown writers featured in the early twentieth-century texts/motoring periodicals
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