Alluring Androids, Robot Women, and Electronic Eves

My Works

MY FAIR LADIES: FEMALE ROBOTS, ANDROIDS, AND OTHER ARTIFICIAL EVES
A fascinating tour through a bevy of artificial women in movies, television, photography, literature, robotics, and more.



BREAKING FRAME: TECHNOLOGY AND THE VISUAL ARTS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (Rutgers University Press, 1992, new edition forthcoming 2013).
This heavily-illustrated book includes chapters on mechanized humans and automatons,the railroad in art, steam engine design, and more.

Selected Works

BOOK
Originally published by Rutgers Univesity Press, this ground-breaking book illuminates the dramatic and sometimes dramatic impact of the Industrial Revolution and new mechanical inventions on the natural environment and human lives. Chapters on human-machines (automatons), trains, ornamented steam engines, design, and more.
Book
Images of Women and Machines (including automobiles,airplanes, bicycles, Rosie-the-Riveter war work, household machines, and more) in art, photography, advertising, and other visual images.
Third Book
Images by artists reflect the dramatic impact of industrialization and new machines on nineteenth-century American and British society. Includes chapters on nineteenth-century design (ornamented steam engines, sewing machines, ornamental cast iron, electroplated silverware, and more).