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The Cyborg Caribbean

Techno-Dominance in Twenty-First-Century Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican Science Fiction

The Cyborg Caribbean( )
Author: Ginsburg, Samuel
Series title:Critical Caribbean Studies
Publication Date:Aug 2023
Publisher:Rutgers University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $50.60
Book Description:

The Cyborg Caribbean examines twenty-first-century Cuban, Dominican, and Puerto Rican science fiction, showing how it negotiates legacies of techno-colonialism and techno-authoritarianism. It traces histories of four different technologies--electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), nuclear weapons, space exploration, and digital avatars--that have transformed corporality and humanity in the Caribbean.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Modern / 21St Century
Literary Criticism / Caribbean & Latin American
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.606 x 1.016 cm
Book Weight:0.027 Kilograms

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