Genomes, gender and the psychodynamics of a scientific crisis: a psychoanalytic reading of Michael Crichton's genomics novels

@article{Zwart2015GenomesGA,
  title={Genomes, gender and the psychodynamics of a scientific crisis: a psychoanalytic reading of Michael Crichton's genomics novels},
  author={H. Zwart},
  journal={New Genetics and Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={34},
  pages={1 - 24}
}
  • H. Zwart
  • Published 2015
  • Sociology
  • New Genetics and Society
  • Michael Crichton (1942–2008) was a prolific writer of “science novels”, portraying the psychodynamics and sociodynamics of genomics and other NBIC (Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Information technology and Cognitive science) fields, fostering critical reflection on their societal dimensions. Science novels may serve as “literary experiments”, as windows into the (future) impacts of current research. Although on the surface level Crichton's books may be seen as entertaining bestsellers, an in… CONTINUE READING

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