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A Genealogy of Cyborgothic : Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of Posthumanism

By: Yi, Dongshin, Dr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (173 p.).ISBN: 9780754699088.Subject(s): English literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Ethics in literature | Future in literature | Literature and moralsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A Genealogy of Cyborgothic : Aesthetics and Ethics in the Age of PosthumanismDDC classification: 809.933561 | 809.9'33561 | 820.9/1 LOC classification: PR21 .Y5 2010PR21.Y5 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Beyond "The Ruin of Representation"; 1 A Beautiful Attendant: The Rise of the Gothic Aesthetics of the Beautiful; 2 A Beautiful Monster: The Fall of the Gothic Aesthetics of the Beautiful; 3 Van Helsing's Dilemma: Science and Mill's Utilitarianism; 4 A Humanistic Science in a Pragmatic Society: Re-Reading Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith; 5 The Birth of Cyborgothic: Mothering the Cyborg in Marge Piercy's He, She and It; Works Cited; Index
Summary: A Genealogy of the Cyborgothic imagines a new literary genre emerging from gothic literature and science fiction that will help to envision a cyborg-friendly, non-anthropocentric posthuman society. Dongshin Yi introduces mothering as an aesthetic and ethical practice that can enable a posthumanist relationship between human and non-human beings as he examines novels like The Mysteries of Udolpho and Arrowsmith alongside philosophical and critical works by Edmund Burke, William James, and others.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Beyond "The Ruin of Representation"; 1 A Beautiful Attendant: The Rise of the Gothic Aesthetics of the Beautiful; 2 A Beautiful Monster: The Fall of the Gothic Aesthetics of the Beautiful; 3 Van Helsing's Dilemma: Science and Mill's Utilitarianism; 4 A Humanistic Science in a Pragmatic Society: Re-Reading Sinclair Lewis's Arrowsmith; 5 The Birth of Cyborgothic: Mothering the Cyborg in Marge Piercy's He, She and It; Works Cited; Index

A Genealogy of the Cyborgothic imagines a new literary genre emerging from gothic literature and science fiction that will help to envision a cyborg-friendly, non-anthropocentric posthuman society. Dongshin Yi introduces mothering as an aesthetic and ethical practice that can enable a posthumanist relationship between human and non-human beings as he examines novels like The Mysteries of Udolpho and Arrowsmith alongside philosophical and critical works by Edmund Burke, William James, and others.

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