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Posthumanist readings in dystopian young adult fiction : negotiating the nature/culture divide / Jennifer Harrison.

Author/Creator:
Harrison, Jennifer, 1983- author.
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2019.
Series:
Children and youth in popular culture.
Children and youth in popular culture
Format/Description:
Book
v, 139 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Young adult fiction, American -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Dystopias in literature.
Dystopias in literature.
Young adult fiction, American.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Introduction: young adult dystopia and the posthuman perspective
Carrie Ryan's Forest of hands and teeth: sex, infection and hopelessness
Lois Lowry's The giver: biotechnology, wilderness, and government
Patrick Ness's Chaos walking trilogy: language and the non-human other
Neal Shusterman's Unwind: posthuman recycling and the death of the hero
Philip Reeve's Mortal engines series: posthumanism, evolution, apocalypse, and time
Adam Rapp's Decelerate blue: solarpunk, consumerism, and the posthumanist future
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-135) and index.
Other format:
Online version: Harrison, Jennifer, 1983- author. Posthumanist readings in dystopian young adult fiction
ISBN:
9781498573351
1498573355
9781498573368 (ePub ebook)
OCLC:
1084692174
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