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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 413–441.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Everett Hamner Hamner's essay analyzes Richard Powers's novel Generosity: An Enhancement as an example of genomic fiction, a genre-bending science fiction subgenre focused on relationships between biology and identity. Prefacing this study with brief readings of novels by Michael Crichton and...
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American Literature (1 September 2012) 84 (3): 689.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., “Toward a Cosmo- politan Science Fiction,” appeared in the June 2011 “Speculative Fictions” issue of American Literature ( June 2011, 331–54). Everett Hamner received an honorable mention for his essay “The Predisposed Agency of Genomic Fic- tion,” published in the same issue (414–41...
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American Literature (1 March 2016) 88 (1): 191–193.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Jessica Bardill Jessica Bardill is assistant professor of Native American literatures at East Carolina University. Alongside narratives, she examines the uses of genetics and genomics by and for Indigenous peoples. Her work engages the role of narrative medicine in wellness, ethical issues...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Jasmine Griffin (Chair), Leonard Cassuto, and Kristie Hamilton. Call for Papers: Special Issue of American Literature: ‘‘Literature and Science: Cultural Forms, Conceptual Exchanges’’ From the HIV epidemic to the Human Genome Project, from the computer revolution to the burgeoning reproductive...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 237–249.
Published: 01 June 2011
... insistence on the revolu- tionary dimensions of the genome revolution in “The Predisposed Agency of Genomic Fiction.” Richard Powers is, as Delany is for Jerng and Reid-Pharr,­ a companion theorist as much as an object of study, as Hamner chronicles the narrative transformations...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 887–909.
Published: 01 December 2002
..., 334). Yet at the same time, their behavior makes him uncomfortable. Significantly, it is Wu, the scientist, not Hammond, the entrepreneur, who wants to modify the dinosaurs so that they will seem less real. In this regard, Wu typi- fies the new, entrepreneurial style of scientists like human genome...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 418–420.
Published: 01 June 2015
... leaves the original text behind in favor of the abstracted representative kernel, or what Jockers fancifully calls its “genome.” These “unique book signals” can then be manip- ulated through various quantitative and visualization techniques to highlight degrees of similarity, difference, and...
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American Literature (1 December 2011) 83 (4): 893–914.
Published: 01 December 2011
...: Narratology in the African Atlantic, 458–60. Hamner, Everett. “The Predisposed Agency of Genomic Fiction,” 413–41. Higgins, David M. “Toward a Cosmopolitan Science Fiction,” 331–54. Hodgson, Lucia. Review: Duane, Suffering Childhood in Early America: Vio- lence, Race, and the Making of the Child...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 777–806.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Keller terms ‘‘a genetics of normalcy’’ heralded by such medical- scientific accomplishments as the Human Genome map.36 Although the residual religious and the dominant benevolent models require an extravagant witnessing of affliction in order to mobilize sympathy, the presence of such distress is...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2002
... to shape basic scientific discoveries, both 810 American Literature in the computer field and in areas of biomedical research, particu- larly the Human Genome Project. The line between pure and applied research blurs frequently in these areas, as does the related distinc- tion between academic...
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American Literature (1 June 2011) 83 (2): 355–388.
Published: 01 June 2011
... beings and machines in a world increasingly mediated by technology. She uses the term companion species to describe a host of figures—including the techno-­organic “cyborg” as well as dogs, genomes, microchips, and scientists—whose complex histories of mutual interaction dra...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 611–635.
Published: 01 September 2010
... practices, the deep culture, the lived ideology, the life-world of American higher education all point toward defining excellence through selectivity, and would seek to improve any university regardless of mission by tightening admissions standards. Following the genomic...
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American Literature (1 June 2000) 72 (2): 291–319.
Published: 01 June 2000
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 323–356.
Published: 01 June 2019
... works in accord with how children group people based on visual cues, yet this seemingly innocent literary device produces some unforeseen ironies, particularly in light of genomic research rendering “species” a scientifically insupportable means of classifying human variation. These fissures become...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 177–178.
Published: 01 March 2007
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 179–181.
Published: 01 March 2007
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 181–183.
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 184–186.
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 186–188.
Published: 01 March 2007
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2007