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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 618–623.
Published: 01 December 2009
...Colin Milburn Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems , by Clarke Bruce , New York : Fordham University Press , 2008 . 242 pages. Copyright © Hofstra University 2009 Colin Milburn Reviews Beyond Posthuman Posthuman Metamorphosis: Narrative and Systems by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 287–304.
Published: 01 September 2015
... human culture over nature nor about the overcoming of ethics. This special issue themed on “Modernist Ethics and Posthumanism” sets out to explore more widely the potential for ethical readings of modernist texts that, like Derrida’s, are not centered on the human. In doing so, it claims that across the...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2007) 53 (3): 327–344.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Paul Giles Copyright © Hofstra University 2007 Sentimental Posthumanism: David Foster Wallace P au l G iles I f , as Edward W. Soja argued in 1989, postmodernism involved “the re­ assertion o f a critical spatial perspective in contemporary social theory” (2), then...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 373–391.
Published: 01 September 2015
... attempts to articulate a posthuman relationship with rural place. Her marginalization of the human supports a posthuman ethics by expressing coexistence and interrelation between human and nonhuman entities. Consequently, Butts explores a mode of engagement with landscape that moves beyond anthropocentrism...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 330–351.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Gabriel Hankins The conjunction of posthumanism and ethics asks us to reconsider both the modernist legacy of critique and poststructuralist ethical rhetorics of absolute alterity. Bruno Latour’s recent reconsideration of politics and ethics through a “nonmodern” account of nature and culture...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 352–372.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and lines of thought in Latour’s work that lead to “compositionism.” It also finds in posthumanism a general apologetics around the dismantling of “critique” and anthropocentrism, opening up textual practice to the admission of vulnerability, naïveté, error, and playfulness, which allows various...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2015) 61 (3): 392–410.
Published: 01 September 2015
... consideration of the nonhuman elements (i.e., the “things”) of Bowen’s work also gives rise to a thinking about the posthuman, which this article approaches in two ways: (1) as, quite literally, a concern about the world after humanity; and (2) as a non-anthropocentric worldview, opened up by a realization that...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2016) 62 (2): 119–144.
Published: 01 June 2016
... environmentalism, this article thus suggests, searches out the possibilities and limitations of a posthuman postcolonialism. Copyright © Hofstra University 2016 human capital posthuman Bhopal postcolonial literature human element rebranding Dow Chemical Union Carbide Early in Indra Sinha’s...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 391–422.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 405 Adam Kelly representation of her experience than as a displacement of her identity onto a notion of the subject defined from without. This division of the self—in which, as we have seen above, the invasive materiality of writing increasingly plays for Charlotte the role of a posthuman...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2012) 58 (2): 333–340.
Published: 01 June 2012
... abjection of animality to be the only ontologically full position, a position that is rigorously 338 Review posthuman. Indeed, it is the other characters’ desire for phallic identity and the conventionally “human” that Barnes’s extraordinarily complex narrative renders pathological. It is...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 March 2018) 64 (1): 120–127.
Published: 01 March 2018
.... Katherine Hayles—otherwise described as network culture or posthumanism—seems likely to dominate our appreciation of twenty-first-century literary culture. Hayles summarizes her important arguments in books on electronic literature and digital media in this brief article, in which she contends that “at...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2011) 57 (3-4): 291–308.
Published: 01 December 2011
... technology by prioritizing the development of technology over that of capital. Extending this mode, Cary Wolfe’s advocacy of a particularly Derridean construction of posthumanism and scholars, such as Brian Massumi, who draw on the works of Gilles Deleuze and other theorists to posit virtuality and...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2015) 61 (2): 280–286.
Published: 01 June 2015
... focusing on “contemporary literature and the way we understand its meaning,” exists at the intersection of environmental humanities and the affective turn in cultural studies. Ecosickness in Contemporary US Fiction draws on materialist, postmodern, and posthuman theories to define a new category in...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2018) 64 (4): 511–517.
Published: 01 December 2018
... materialism takes us to the more recent speculations of new materialism and posthuman theory, for instance in Donna Haraway’s and Bruno Latour’s work, and even more to the theory of the event in the work of Deleuze and Alain Badiou. This theoretical frame would have productively challenged and complicated...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2016) 62 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 September 2016
... predicament of the human condition. She is “the thing itself.” Two critical insights are to be gleaned from this short passage. The first is that, though sickly, the author figure simply cannot be euthanized. Despite theory’s advances into the posthuman, despite our critical and philosophical negotiations...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 June 2011) 57 (2): 199–223.
Published: 01 June 2011
... posthuman being, completely transformed by addiction. Mugwumps “have no liver,” are addicted to “sucking translucent, colored syrups through alabaster straws,” and in turn “secrete an addicting fluid from their erect penises which prolongs life by slowing metabolism” (46). The fluid is fed upon by...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2000) 46 (4): 405–433.
Published: 01 December 2000
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 September 2013) 59 (3): 465–493.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Maren Linett © 2015 by Hofstra University 2013 “Seeing, seeing, seeing”: Deafness, Knowledge,and Subjectivity in Elizabeth Bowen “Seeing, seeing, seeing”: Deafness, Knowledge, and Subjectivity in Elizabeth Bowen Maren Linett In What is Posthumanism?, Cary Wolfe enlists Temple...
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2013) 59 (4): 539–574.
Published: 01 December 2013
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Twentieth-Century Literature (1 December 2009) 55 (4): 485–509.
Published: 01 December 2009