The assault on progress probes american literary works that challenge the prevailing notion of technology as a manifestation of progress j adam johns argues that the idea of technology as destiny has long been exploredand undercutin american literary works and that literature remains a crucial site for ongoing debates in this area. J adam johnss the assault on progress examines thinkers from a variety of traditions praising the extent to which they resist the idea of progress and lamenting the moments at which they succumb to it he argues that the idea of progress stems from a problematic understanding of the relationship between technology and time borrowing terminology from thinkers such as martin heidegger and . Get this from a library the assault on progress technology and time in american literature j adam johns a belief in progress is a fundamental ethos in american history and culture the assault on progress probes american literary works that challenge the prevailing notion of technology as a . Canadian journal of science mathematics and technology education april 2009 volume 9 issue 2 pp 135136 cite as reviewing the assault on progress technology and time in american literature. 2007 j adam johns the assault on progress technology and time in american literature 2006 harryette mullen the cracks between what we are and what we are supposed to be 2005 les harrison the temple and the forum the american museum and cultural authority in hawthorne melville stowe and whitman
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