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Cyborgs, sexuality, and the undead : the body in Mexican and Brazilian speculative fiction / M. Elizabeth Ginway.

Author/Creator:
Ginway, M. Elizabeth, author.
Publication:
Nashville, Tennessee : Vanderbilt University Press, [2020]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 247 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Speculative fiction, Mexican -- History and criticism.
Speculative fiction, Brazilian -- History and criticism.
Human body in literature.
Monsters in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Comparative literature -- Brazilian and Mexican.
Comparative literature -- Mexican and Brazilian.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Summary:
"Expands the purview of speculative fiction in all its incarnations (science fiction, fantasy, horror) beyond the traditional Anglo-American context to focus on work produced in Mexico and Brazil, providing a historical overview from 1870 to the present, and addressing the technological, cultural, and social consequences of modernity and its implications for the human body"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Gendered Cyborgs: Mechanical, Industrial, and Digital
2. The Baroque Ethos, Antropofagia, and Queer Sexualities
3. Trauma Zombies, Consumer Zombies, and Political Zombies
4. Vampires: Immunity and Resistance.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
Online version: Ginway, M. Elizabeth. Cyborgs, sexuality, and the undead
ISBN:
9780826501172
0826501176
9780826501189
0826501184
9780826501196
9780826501202
OCLC:
1141116176
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