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Posthuman bodies [electronic resource] / edited by Judith Halberstam and Ira Livingston.

Contributor(s): Halberstam, Judith, 1961- | Livingston, Ira, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Unnatural acts: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1995Description: 1 online resource (x, 275 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585026920 (electronic bk.); 9780585026923 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Human body -- Social aspects | Human body -- Symbolic aspects | Human body (Philosophy) | Body image | Sex symbolism | Sex in popular culture | Humanism -- History -- 20th century | Postmodernism | Corps humain -- Aspect social | Corps humain -- Aspect symbolique | Corps humain (Philosophie) | Image du corps | Symbolisme sexuel | Sexualit�e dans la culture populaire | Humanisme -- 20e si�ecle | Postmodernisme | HEALTH & FITNESS -- Beauty & Grooming | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Posthuman bodies.DDC classification: 391/.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Identity in Oshkosh / Allucquere Rosanne Stone -- Two lessons from Burroughs / Steven Shaviro -- The End of the world of white men / Kathy Acker -- Class and its close relations: identities among women, servants, and machines / Alexandra Chasin -- Soft fictions and intimate documents: can feminism be posthuman? / Paula Rabinowitz -- Reproducing the posthuman body: ectogenetic fetus, surrogate mother, pregnant man / Susan M. Squier -- The Seductive power of science in the making of deviant subjectivity / Jennifer Terry -- Phantom and reel projections: lesbians and the (serial) killing-machine / Camilla Griggers -- 'Death of the family.' or, keeping human beings human / Roddey Reid -- Reading like an alien: posthuman identity in Ridley Scott's Alien and David Cronenberg's Rabid / Kelly Hurley -- Terminating bodies: toward a cyborg history of abortion / Carol Mason -- 'Once they were men, now they're landcrabs': monstrous becomings in evolutionist cinema / Eric White.
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Identity in Oshkosh / Allucquere Rosanne Stone -- Two lessons from Burroughs / Steven Shaviro -- The End of the world of white men / Kathy Acker -- Class and its close relations: identities among women, servants, and machines / Alexandra Chasin -- Soft fictions and intimate documents: can feminism be posthuman? / Paula Rabinowitz -- Reproducing the posthuman body: ectogenetic fetus, surrogate mother, pregnant man / Susan M. Squier -- The Seductive power of science in the making of deviant subjectivity / Jennifer Terry -- Phantom and reel projections: lesbians and the (serial) killing-machine / Camilla Griggers -- 'Death of the family.' or, keeping human beings human / Roddey Reid -- Reading like an alien: posthuman identity in Ridley Scott's Alien and David Cronenberg's Rabid / Kelly Hurley -- Terminating bodies: toward a cyborg history of abortion / Carol Mason -- 'Once they were men, now they're landcrabs': monstrous becomings in evolutionist cinema / Eric White.

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