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Cyborgs in Latin America

Author: J Andrew Brown
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Cyborgs in Latin America explores the ways cultural expression in Latin America has grappled with the changing relationships between technology and human identity. The book takes a literary and cultural studies approach in examining narrative, film and advertising campaigns from Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Mexico and Uruguay by such artists as Ricardo Piglia, Edmundo Paz Sold̀n, Carmen Boullosa and Alberto Fuguet  Read more...
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Brown, J. Andrew, 1970-
Cyborgs in Latin America.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
(DLC) 2009047964
(OCoLC)466773496
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Andrew Brown
ISBN: 9780230109773 0230109772
OCLC Number: 748541297
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 212 pages)
Contents: Posthuman porteños: cyborg survivors in Argentine narrative and film --
Missing gender: the posthuman feminine in Alicia Borinsky, Carmen Boullosa, and Eugenia Prado --
Ripped stitches: mass media and televisual imaginaries in Rafael Courtoisie's narrative --
Neoliberal prosthetics in postdictatorial Argentina and Bolivia: Carlos Gamerro and Edmundo Paz Soldán --
Video heads and rewound bodies: cyborg memories in Rodrigo Fresán and Alberto Fuguet.
Responsibility: J. Andrew Brown.
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