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The souls of cyberfolk : posthumanism as vernacular theory, Thomas Foster

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The souls of cyberfolk : posthumanism as vernacular theory
Title
The souls of cyberfolk
Title remainder
posthumanism as vernacular theory
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Foster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The Souls of Cyberfolk, Thomas Foster traces the transformation of cyberpunk from a literary movement into a multimedia cultural phenomenon. He examines how cyberpunk defined a framework for thinking about the cultural implications of new technologies - a framework flexible enough to incorporate issues of gender, queer sexualities, and ethnic and racial differences as well as developments in nationalist models of citizenship and global economic flows. Beginning with William Gibson's paradigmatic text Neuromancer, and continuing through the works of Maureen McHugh, Melissa Scott, Neal Step
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Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1959-
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Foster, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Electronic mediations
Series volume
v. 13
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  • Science fiction, American
  • Cybernetics in literature
  • Literature and technology
  • Technology in literature
  • Cyborgs in literature
  • COMPUTERS
  • Cybernetics in literature
  • Cyborgs in literature
  • Literature and technology
  • Science fiction, American
  • Technology in literature
  • United States
  • English
  • Languages & Literatures
  • American Literature
Label
The souls of cyberfolk : posthumanism as vernacular theory, Thomas Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Cyberpunk's Posthuman Afterlife -- 1. The Legacies of Cyberpunk Fiction: New Cultural Formations and the Emergence of the Posthuman -- 2. Meat Puppets or Robopaths: The Question of (Dis)Embodiment in Neuromancer -- 3. The Sex Appeal of the Inorganic: Posthuman Narratives and the Construction of Desire -- 4. Trapped by the Body: Telepresence Technologies and Transgendered Performance -- 5. The Souls of Cyberfolk: Performativity, Virtual Embodiment, and Racial Histories -- 6. Replaying the L.A. Riots: Cyborg Narratives and National Traumas -- 7. Franchise Nationalisms: Globalization, Consumer Culture, and New Ethnicities -- Conclusion: The Antinomies of Posthuman Thought -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
ocn858974764
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452935232
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 522498
  • 22573/cttbh415
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858974764
Label
The souls of cyberfolk : posthumanism as vernacular theory, Thomas Foster
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: Cyberpunk's Posthuman Afterlife -- 1. The Legacies of Cyberpunk Fiction: New Cultural Formations and the Emergence of the Posthuman -- 2. Meat Puppets or Robopaths: The Question of (Dis)Embodiment in Neuromancer -- 3. The Sex Appeal of the Inorganic: Posthuman Narratives and the Construction of Desire -- 4. Trapped by the Body: Telepresence Technologies and Transgendered Performance -- 5. The Souls of Cyberfolk: Performativity, Virtual Embodiment, and Racial Histories -- 6. Replaying the L.A. Riots: Cyborg Narratives and National Traumas -- 7. Franchise Nationalisms: Globalization, Consumer Culture, and New Ethnicities -- Conclusion: The Antinomies of Posthuman Thought -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Control code
ocn858974764
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452935232
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 522498
  • 22573/cttbh415
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)858974764

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