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Biopunk Dystopias : Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction.

Author: Lars Schmeink
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated [distributor] 2017 ;
Series: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Biopunk Dystopias' analyses 21st century cultural anxieties and dystopian visions about the consequences of biotechnology, especially genetic engineering, as part of contemporary social reality.

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Biopunk Dystopias, Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction.
Liverpool:Liverpool University Press, ©2017
(OCoLC)949750213
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lars Schmeink
ISBN: 9781781383766 1781383766 9781781383322 1781383324 9781786944115 1786944111
OCLC Number: 982228472
Language Note: In English.
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgements --
1. Introduction --
2. Dystopia, Science Fiction, Posthumanism, and Liquid Modernity --
3. The Anthropocene, the Posthuman, and the Animal --
4. Science, Family and the Monstrous Progeny --
5. Individuality, Choice, and Genetic Manipulation --
6. The Utopian, the Dystopian, and the Heroic Deeds of One --
7. 9/11 and the Wasted Lives of Posthuman Zombies --
8. Conclusion --
Works Cited --
Index.
Series Title: Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP Ser.
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