The Machine Stops

The Machine Stops

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Quest'opera è stata pubblicata nel 1923 ed è di pubblico dominio solo negli Stati Uniti.

The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience. People forget that humans created the Machine, and treat it as a mystical entity whose… (più)

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Lun 16 Gen 2017, 12:52:32 +0100

Great work

Mer 23 Dic 2009, 03:49:12 +0100

THE MACHINE STOPS by E. M. FORSTER is an amazing short story first published in 1909. (Many sources list the second publishing in 1928 as the story's official date, missing it's first appearance in THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE REVIEW.)

The Machine Stops tells of a mother and son in a future, underground utopia. Each person in the society lives in a hexagonal cell, inside of a larger "hive" of other individuals. When they travel, which is rarely, they use automated cars that travel through tubes and… (più)

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Lingua: Inglese

Pubblicato in: 1909

Numero di parole: 12,294 parole (≈ circa un'ora)


Copyright: Quest'opera è stata pubblicata nel 1923 ed è di pubblico dominio solo negli Stati Uniti.

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