The Machine Stops Annotated

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', ..

Author: E M Forster

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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', ..

The Machine Stops

Author: E. M. Forster

Publisher: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.

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Category: Foreign Language Study

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'"You talk as if a god had made the Machine," cried the other. "I believe that you pray to it when you are unhappy. Men made it, do not forget that."' E.M. Forster is best known for his exquisite novels, but these two affecting short stories brilliantly combine the fantastical with the allegorical. In 'The Machine Stops', humanity has isolated itself beneath the ground, enmeshed in automated comforts, and in 'The Celestial Omnibus' a young boy takes a trip his parents believe impossible. This book contains The Machine Stops and A Celestial Omnibus.

The Machine Stops

A prophetic story about social isolation and dependence on technology written over a century ago by the Nobel Prize–nominated author.

Author: E. M. Forster

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504061713

Category: Fiction

Page: 46

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A prophetic story about social isolation and dependence on technology written over a century ago by the Nobel Prize–nominated author. In a future version of planet Earth, most of the human population doesn’t venture above ground. Rarely do they even leave their own rooms, in which all of their needs are met by the Machine. The Machine allows the humans to communicate “ideas” with one another, which is essentially their only activity. It doesn’t stop them from leaving their rooms, but they have little desire to do so anyway. They’ve started to believe the Machine is omnipotent and omniscient, not to be questioned. And when it begins to malfunction, they trust that it knows what it’s doing—forgetting they invented it in the first place . . . From the author of A Passage to India, A Room with a View, and other classic novels, and a sixteen-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature, this remarkable science fiction story, which was included in a Science Fiction Hall of Fame anthology, was published in 1909—yet becomes more relevant and thought-provoking with each passing day of the twenty-first century.

The Machine Stops Illustrated

After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928.

Author: E M Forster

Publisher: Independently Published

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"""The Machine Stops"" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.[1] In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two.The story, set in a world where humanity lives underground and relies on a giant machine to provide its needs, predicted technologies such as instant messaging and the Internet.


The Machine Stops

In 1909 E.M. Forster (1879-1970) wrote his one work of dystopian science fiction, The Machine Stops, which imagines the world in the aftermath of an ecological crisis, where humans live in underground chambers without physical contact.

Author: Erik Wysocan

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ISBN: 9780983532125

Category: Art

Page: 221

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In 1909 E.M. Forster (1879-1970) wrote his one work of dystopian science fiction, The Machine Stops, which imagines the world in the aftermath of an ecological crisis, where humans live in underground chambers without physical contact. Here, 12 artists--Julieta Aranda, Fia Backström and R. Lyon, Ed Atkins, Ian Cheng, Melanie Gilligan, Pedro Neves Marques, Tobias Madison, Jeff Nagy, Rachel Rose, Bea Schlingelhoff and Mariana Silva--contribute texts addressing culture in the networked age.--artbook.com.

The Machine Stops Golden Deer Classics

she thought. 'Never again, never. And I have not the time.' No, it was madness of
another kind. He refused to visualize his face upon the blue plate, and speaking
out of the darkness with solemnity said: 'The Machine stops.' 'What do you say?

Author: E. M. Forster

Publisher: Oregan Publishing

ISBN: 2377934757

Category: Fiction

Page: 500

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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 needs supersede their own. Those who do not accept the deity of the Machine are viewed as 'unmechanical' and are threatened with "Homelessness". Eventually, the Machine apocalyptically collapses, and the civilization of the Machine comes to an end.



The Machine Stops 1909

The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story.

Author: E M Forster

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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 needs supersede their own. Those who do not accept the deity of the Machine are viewed as 'unmechanical' and are threatened with "Homelessness". Eventually, the Machine apocalyptically collapses, and the civilization of the Machine comes to an end


The Machine Stops 2

TMS: The Machine Stops is adapted from the classic short story The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster.

Author: Michael Lent

Publisher: Alterna Comics

ISBN: 168100139X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 25

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TMS: The Machine Stops continues in the second issue of the new miniseries by the team of writer Michael Lent and artist Marc Rene. Vashti journeys to her son Kuno's world to learn the secret he has discovered about the forsaken world on the earth's surface and the shocking thing he intends to do next. TMS: The Machine Stops is adapted from the classic short story The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster.

The Machine Stops Illustrated Annotated

After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928.

Author: E M Forster

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Page: 56

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"""The Machine Stops"" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.[1] In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two.The story, set in a world where humanity lives underground and relies on a giant machine to provide its needs, predicted technologies such as instant messaging and the Internet."


The Machine Stops

Author: Tim Lyons

Publisher: American Federation of Astr

ISBN: 0866906282

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 240

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What is the significance of December 21, 2012? In this groundbreaking book, Tim Lyons offers a multi-faceted answer to that question by applying the principles of western astrology to time measurement that the ancient Maya called the Long Count, a period that began in 3114 BC and that ends on December 21, 2012. Drawing on the historical studies of Lewis Mumford, Arnold Toynbee, and others, Tim finds connections between the Mayan aeon and our own astrological ages, uses our astrological tools to draw meaning from the Mayan time-measurements, and demonstrates the correlations between the Mayan measurements and the many important historical developments from the past 5125 years. In his last chapter, Tim casts a horoscope for the aeon beginning on the winter solstice 2012, seeking similarities and differences between that horoscope and the one for August 11, 3114 BC. Concluding that the Long Count horoscope symbolizes a type of social development characterized by authoritarian militarism and leading to ecological destruction, and showing how those tendencies have worked themselves out through time in tandem with important transits and progressions to that horoscope, he connects social, psychological, and spiritual elements to give a clear diagnosis of the problems facing human civilization. Seeing the Long Count as measuring "the era of bigness," he suggests that the future will see the development of smaller institutions arising as adaptations to the dominant model that has now run its course.

The Machine Stops

After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965.

Author: Edward Morgan Forster

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Page: 28

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The Machine Stops "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965.

The Machine Stops 1

Updated and expanded from the sci fi classic short story by E.M. Forster, TMS: The Machine Stops #1 introduces readers to a post-apocalyptic world where humans live in private subterranean pods.

Author: Michael Lent

Publisher: Alterna Comics

ISBN: 1681001381

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 26

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Updated and expanded from the sci fi classic short story by E.M. Forster, TMS: The Machine Stops #1 introduces readers to a post-apocalyptic world where humans live in private subterranean pods. Life and death are at the whim of a centralized, all-seeing, all-powerful Machine. A son contacts the mother he hasn't seen since from birth. He has discovered something shocking about the nature of the Machine that can only be shared in person. His mother must undertake a perilous journey to the Southern Hemisphere before he vanishes from their world. Will she arrive in time and if she does, what will she learn?

The Machine Stop Illustrated by E M Forster

After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928.

Author: E M Forster

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Page: 56

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"""The Machine Stops"" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.[1] In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two.The story, set in a world where humanity lives underground and relies on a giant machine to provide its needs, predicted technologies such as instant messaging and the Internet."

The Machine Stops Illustrated By E M Forster

After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928.

Author: E. M. Forster

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Page: 54

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"""The Machine Stops"" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.[1] In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two.The story, set in a world where humanity lives underground and relies on a giant machine to provide its needs, predicted technologies such as instant messaging and the Internet."

A Passage to India 1924 and The Machine Stops 1909 Unabridged Editions

It was selected as one of the 100 great works of 20th century English literature by the Modern Library and won the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Time magazine included the novel in its "All Time 100 Novels" list.

Author: E M Forster

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A Passage to India (1924) is a novel by English author E. M. Forster set against the backdrop of the British Raj and the Indian independence movement in the 1920s. It was selected as one of the 100 great works of 20th century English literature by the Modern Library and won the 1924 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for fiction. Time magazine included the novel in its "All Time 100 Novels" list. The novel is based on Forster's experiences in India, deriving the title from Walt Whitman's 1870 poem "Passage to India" in Leaves of Grass.The story revolves around four characters: Dr. Aziz, his British friend Mr. Cyril Fielding, Mrs. Moore, and Miss Adela Quested. During a trip to the fictitious Marabar Caves (modeled on the Barabar Caves of Bihar), Adela thinks she finds herself alone with Dr. Aziz in one of the caves (when in fact he is in an entirely different cave), and subsequently panics and flees; it is assumed that Dr. Aziz has attempted to assault her. Aziz's trial, and its run-up and aftermath, bring to a boil the common racial tensions and prejudices between Indians and the British who rule India. "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909)