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Duffy, Enda
The speed handbook : velocity, pleasure, modernism / Enda Duffy
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, c2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HM656 .D84 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Speed -- Social aspects
Time -- Social aspects
Civilization, Modern -- 20th century
Physical Description 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-294) and index
Contents Introduction : the adrenaline aesthetic : speed as culture -- Speed theory -- Thriller : the incitement to speed -- Gaining speed : car culture, adrenaline, and the experience of speed -- Blur : rapid eye movement and the visuality of speed -- Crash culture -- Epilogue : overdrive
Series Post-contemporary interventions

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