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Title Posthuman bodies / edited by Judith Halberstam and Ira Livingston.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995.

Series Unnatural acts
Unnatural acts.
Subject Human body -- Social aspects.
Human body -- Symbolic aspects.
Human body (Philosophy)
Body image.
Sex symbolism.
Sex in popular culture.
Humanism -- History -- 20th century.
Postmodernism.
Alt Name Halberstam, Jack, 1961-
Livingston, Ira, 1956-
Description 1 online resource (x, 275 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Identity in Oshkosh / Allucquere Rosanne Stone -- Two lessons from Burroughs / Steven Shaviro -- The End of the world of white men / Kathy Acker -- Class and its close relations: identities among women, servants, and machines / Alexandra Chasin -- Soft fictions and intimate documents: can feminism be posthuman? / Paula Rabinowitz -- Reproducing the posthuman body: ectogenetic fetus, surrogate mother, pregnant man / Susan M. Squier -- The Seductive power of science in the making of deviant subjectivity / Jennifer Terry -- Phantom and reel projections: lesbians and the (serial) killing-machine / Camilla Griggers -- 'Death of the family.' or, keeping human beings human / Roddey Reid -- Reading like an alien: posthuman identity in Ridley Scott's Alien and David Cronenberg's Rabid / Kelly Hurley -- Terminating bodies: toward a cyborg history of abortion / Carol Mason -- 'Once they were men, now they're landcrabs': monstrous becomings in evolutionist cinema / Eric White.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Print version record.
ISBN 0585026920 (electronic bk.)
9780585026923 (electronic bk.)
0253328942 (alk. paper)
9780253328946 (alk. paper)
0253209706 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780253209702 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 42854311
Additional Format Print version: Posthuman bodies. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995 0253328942 (DLC) 94045934 (OCoLC)31816286
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Posthuman Bodies / Judith Halberstam, Ira Livingston1
1Identity in Oshkosh / Allucquere Rosanne Stone23
2Two Lessons from Burroughs / Steven Shaviro38
3The End of the World of White Men / Kathy Acker57
4Class and Its Close Relations: Identities among Women, Servants, and Machines / Alexandra Chasin73
5Soft Fictions and Intimate Documents: Can Feminism Be Posthuman? / Paula Rabinowitz97
6Reproducing the Posthuman Body: Ectogenetic Fetus, Surrogate Mother, Pregnant Man / Susan M. Squier113
7The Seductive Power of Science in the Making of Deviant Subjectivity / Jennifer Terry135
8Phantom and Reel Projections: Lesbians and the (Serial) Killing-Machine / Camilla Griggers162
9"Death of the Family," or, Keeping Human Beings Human / Roddey Reid177
10Reading Like an Alien: Posthuman Identity in Ridley Scott's Alien and David Cronenberg's Rabid / Kelly Hurley203
11Terminating Bodies: Toward a Cyborg History of Abortion / Carol Mason225
12"Once They Were Men, Now They're Landcrabs": Monstrous Becomings in Evolutionist Cinema / Eric White244
 Contributors267
 Index270


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