A Heideggerian reading of 'Revolutionary Road:' Understanding the human-technology relationship in 1950s suburbia
The 1950s was a time of great advances in technology with the increased accessibility of modern technology. This study will investigate the human-technology relationship in 1950s suburbia looking through the lens of Martin Heidegger's philosophy. This dissertation will also examine Richard Yates' Revolutionary Road,'which explores a literary snapshot of the period. Both the philosophy and literature contribute their own unique perspectives in our age of advanced technology, while leaving open the possibility of further exploration.^
American history|Philosophy|American literature
Perreault, Claudine Pelissier, "A Heideggerian reading of 'Revolutionary Road:' Understanding the human-technology relationship in 1950s suburbia" (2015). Doctoral Dissertations (Off Campus access). AAI3725280.