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The cinematic life of the gene

Auteur: Jackie Stacey
Uitgever: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, ©2010.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"What might the cinema tell us about how and why the prospect of cloning disturbs our most profound ideas about gender, sexuality, difference, and the body? In The Cinematic Life of the Gene, the pioneering feminist film theorist Jackie Stacey argues that as a cultural technology of imitation, cinema is uniquely situated to help us theorize 'the genetic imaginary', the constellation of fantasies that genetic  Meer lezen...
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Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Stacey, Jackie.
Cinematic life of the gene.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)741480930
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Jackie Stacey
ISBN: 9780822344940 0822344947 9780822345077 0822345072
OCLC-nummer: 456729514
Beschrijving: xvi, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Inhoud: The hell of the same : cloning, Baudrillard, and the queering of biology --
She is not herself : the deviant relations of Alien : resurrection --
Screening the gene : femininity as code in Species --
Cloning as biomimicry --
Genetic impersonation and the improvisation of kinship : Gattaca's queer visions --
The uncanny architectures of intimacy in Code 46 --
Cut-and-paste bodies : the shock of genetic simulation --
Leading across the in-between : transductive cinema in Teknolust --
Enacting the gene : the animation of science in Genetic admiration.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Jackie Stacey.

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A leading feminist film theorist argues that the cinema animates the tropes of and enacts our fears about cloning and other kinds of genetic engineering.  Meer lezen...

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"The book is extremely interesting and thought provoking... Femspec readers will find the discussions of cloning, biomimicry, and genetic engineering that exist in these science fiction films Meer lezen...

 
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