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How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics
From the Publisher: In this age of DNA computers and artificial intelligence, information is becoming disembodied even as the "bodies" that once carried it vanish into virtuality. While some marvelExpand
Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic for Democracy
Mikhail Bakhtin: An Aesthetic For Democracy. By Ken Hirschkop. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 1999. xx +332 pp. 45 [pounds sterling] (paperbound 14.99 [pounds sterling]). MaterializingExpand
Narrative and ideology
Narrative and ideology "Fanny and Annie" who narrates? part 1 who narrates? part 2 narrative plots - "Character" and "Action" ideology and the pleasure of the text time and ideology - "The Garden ofExpand
Wong Kar-Wai's Happy Together
This book shows two Chinese gay men in Buenos Aires and reflects on Hong Kong's past and future by probing masculinity, aggression, identity, and homosexuality. It also gives a reading of LatinExpand
Opera and the culture of fascism
This study looks at nineteenth - and early twentieth-century opera as part of a culture which produced fascism as a crisis-state, and threatened to extinguish the genre as an influential andExpand
Confession: Sexuality, Sin, the Subject
Has Western man, to quote Foucault, become a confessing animal? Drawing on new critical theory, deconstruction and psychoanalysis, this study argues that the impulse to confess produces people asExpand
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