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Cyborgs in Latin America

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Brown, J. Andrew

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Abstract 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 Soldán, Carmen Boullosa and Alberto Fuguet among others. Using and criticizing theoretical models developed by Katherine Hayles, Donna Haraway, Gilles Deleuze and Michel Foucault, the book will appeal to specialists and students of Latin American Studies; Posthuman Theory; and Literature, Science and Technology Studies.
Keywords Latin America; virtual reality; technology; identity; film; mass media; literature; corporeality; gender; science fiction; cybernetics
Classification Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Art, Sociology of Literature; Sociology of Science, Sociology of Technology, Research on Science and Technology; Science of Literature, Linguistics
Free Keywords Cyborg; Media; Feminine; Posthuman; Culture; Technology; Identity; Latin America
Document language English
Publication Year 2010
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
City New York
Page/Pages XI,212 p.
ISBN 978–0–230–1
Status Published Version; reviewed
Licence Creative Commons - Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works
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