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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 384–387.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Christopher Breu The Modernist Corpse: Posthumanism and the Posthumous . By Erin E. Edwards . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2018 . xii, 227 pp. Cloth, $ 108.00 ; paper, $ 27.00 . Antebellum Posthuman: Race and Materiality in the Mid-Nineteenth Century...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 850–852.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Stephanie Clare Prophets of the Posthuman: American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood . By Lake Christina Bieber . Notre Dame, IN : Univ. of Notre Dame Press . 2013 . xix , 243 pp. Paper , $38.00 ; e-book , $26.60 . Universes without Us: Posthuman...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 379–407.
Published: 01 June 2005
...D. Quentin Miller Duke University Press 2005 D. Quentin Deeper Blues, or the Posthuman Prometheus: Miller Cybernetic Renewal and the Late-Twentieth- Century American Novel ‘‘In a Battle of Wits, Your Computer Will Always Win...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 156–159.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Jeff Westover Poetry Matters: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Posthuman in Twenty-First Century North American Feminist Poetics . By Heather Milne . Iowa City : Univ. of Iowa Press . 2018 . viii, 280 pp. Paper, $80.00 ; e-book, $80.00 . Forms of a World: Contemporary Poetry...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 879–881.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Rebecca McWilliams Evans Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times . By Stacy Alaimo . Minneapolis : Univ. of Minnesota Press . 2016 . 242 pp. Cloth, $94.50 ; paper, $27.00 ; e-book available. The Child to Come: Life after the Human Catastrophe...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 353–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of Fear: Edgar Allan Poe Taylor and Posthuman Ecology What is the place of fear in ecocriticism? Simon Estok addresses this question at length in a recent issue of Interdisci- plinary Studies in Literature and Environment, arguing that the West’s longstanding “fear...
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American Literature (2007) 79 (3): 630–632.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Britt M. Rusert Duke University Press 2007 Technophobia! Science Fiction Visions of Posthuman Technology . By Daniel Dinello. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2005. 329 pp. Cloth, $55.00; paper, $24.95. Color Monitors: The Black Face of Technology in America . By Martin...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 666–668.
Published: 01 September 2017
... recent calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (4): 874–876.
Published: 01 December 2016
... the plantation as a form, logic, and technology by which inequalities of power, personhood, and value are realized. How does the plantation form persist or permutate the postcolonial, neoliberal, carceral, postnational, postracial state? This recent work in black posthumanism marks a critical shift from...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 March 2017
... of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life and Michel Foucault’s biopolitics—arguably the predominant critical frameworks for analyzing state violence and inequality as constituent aspects of democratic...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 660–664.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... This reconsideration of the plantation form heeds recent calls to reconceptualize notions of the human in relation to colonial plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 439–445.
Published: 01 June 2016
... plantation slavery to challenge the omission of race in much current theory of posthumanism, biopolitics, and bare life. As Alexander Weheliye and Zakiyyah Iman Jackson note, Giorgio Agamben’s state of exception and bare life and Michel Foucault’s biopolitics—arguably the predominant critical frameworks...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 447–457.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., and ignorant of the rule of law—including women, blacks, and other nonwhite peoples. In the 1990s a burgeoning posthumanism critiqued the modern conception of the human as a historically contingent construct rather than transcendent truth (see, e.g., Jackson 2013 : 671–73). This line of inquiry is usually...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (4): 847–850.
Published: 01 December 2014
... from reading them. Stephen P. Rice, Ramapo College of New Jersey DOI 10.1215/00029831-2811706 Prophets of the Posthuman: American Fiction, Biotechnology, and the Ethics of Personhood. By Christina Bieber Lake. Notre Dame, IN: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. 2013. xix, 243 pp. Paper, $38.00; e...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 613–618.
Published: 01 September 2020
...-book available. Beginning with the “understanding of black identity as temporally flexible,” this study uses posthuman blackness as a term that unearths “the empowered subjectivities” that result from “temporal liminality.” Lillvis considers posthumanism as indebted—but not limited—to humanism and shows...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (3): 447–457.
Published: 01 September 2023
... postcolonial and race studies perspectives with posthumanism in its rejection of anthropocentrism. In their challenges to the liberal conception of Man as a rational subject and an ideal citizen, Black thinkers such as Frantz Fanon and Sylvia Wynter have argued that the human is neither a universal category...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 889–891.
Published: 01 December 2019
... to describe a reflexivity without interiority, and so to set out a form of reflection—an aesthetic reflexivity or anthropotechnics—that is not, in itself, illiberally repressive or liberally subversive” (242). To come after Foucault, for Seltzer, is to accept posthuman and posthumanist perspectives (those...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Taylor’s Museo Subaquatico near Cancun, the figures and objects are soon covered with microscopic plant and animal life, ulti- mately attracting the full range of reef species. Like the prolific genre of posthuman futurism (including works such as Richard Matheson’s I Am Legend [1954] and Alan...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., because of the ensuing and unprecedented scale of transformation. The “radical intermix- ture,” as Ziser puts it (2), of the human and beyond-human worlds—so com- pelling of late to fields as diverse as environmental history, science studies, new materialism, posthumanism, and animal studies—finds...
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American Literature (2012) 84 (4): 897–914.
Published: 01 December 2012
...–67. Snyder, Katherine. Review: Porter, Bureau of Missing Persons: Writing the Secret Lives of Fathers, 666–68. Review: Prenshaw, Composing Selves: Southern Women and Autobiog- raphy, 666–68. Taylor, Matthew A. “The Nature of Fear: Edgar Allan Poe and Posthuman Ecology,” 353–79...