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Limits of the human

Frenchy Lunning

c2008

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  • Title:
    Limits of the human
  • Author: Frenchy Lunning
  • Description: Contents; Preface: The Limits of the Human; Introduction: The Limits of ""The Limits of the Human""; Contours: Around the Human; Companions: With the Human; Compossibles: Of the Human; Review and Commentary; Contributors; Call for Papers
    Dramatic advances in genetics, cloning, robotics, and nanotechnology have given rise to both hopes and fears about how technology might transform humanity. As the possibility of a posthuman future becomes increasingly likely, debates about how to interpret or shape this future abound. In Japan, anime and manga artists have for decades been imagining the contours of posthumanity, creating dazzling and sometimes disturbing works of art that envision a variety of human/nonhuman hybrids: biological/mechanical, human/animal, and human/monster. Anime and manga offer a constellation of posthuman prot
  • Publication Date: c2008
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Univ of Minnesota Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (304 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8166-6968-6
  • Subjects: Animated films -- Japan -- History and criticism; Graphic arts -- Japan; Human beings -- Variation; Popular culture -- Japanese influences; Popular culture -- Japan; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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