X-rays and technology as metaphor

Lentle, Brian
February 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/22/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 4, p512
Academic Journal
Comments on metaphors which incorporate mention of x-rays and other technology. Discusses public reaction to the invention of the x-ray during the Victorian era and the effects it had on society and medicine; How the x-ray is considered metaphorically even in the modern era; How comments on x-rays have provided commentary on social norms and values.


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