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Prophets of the Posthuman - a book by Lake, Christina Bieber

Prophets of the Posthuman

American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood

Prophets of the Posthuman( )
Author: Lake, Christina Bieber
ISBN:978-0-268-02236-5
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Notre Dame Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $38.00
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Prophets of the Posthuman provides a fresh and original reading of fictional narratives that raise the question of what it means to be human in the face of rapidly developing bioenhancement technologies. Christina Bieber Lake argues that works by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walker Percy, Flannery O'Connor, Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Marilynne Robinson, Raymond Carver, James Tiptree, Jr., and Margaret Atwood must be reevaluated in light of their contributions to larger...
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Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Science / Biotechnology
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches

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