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Insistence of the material : literature in the age of biopolitics / Christopher Breu.

Author/Creator:
Breu, Christopher author.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 264 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Materialism in literature.
Biopolitics.
American fiction.
English fiction.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction: theorizing materiality in the age of biopolitics
The novel enfleshed: Naked lunch and the literature of materiality
Vital objects: materiality and biopolitics in Thomas Pynchon's V
The late-modern unconscious: the object world of J.G. Ballard's Crash
Disinterring the real: embodiment, AIDS, and biomedicalization in Dodie Bellamy's The letters of Mina Harker
Almanac of the living: thanatopolitics and an alternative biopolitics in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead
Conclusion: tarrying with the material.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780816688913 (hc : alk. paper)
0816688915 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816689460 (pb : alk. paper)
0816689466 (pb : alk. paper)
OCLC:
877364964