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Disability in Science Fiction

Representations of Technology as Cure

  • Editors
  • Kathryn Allan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction

    1. Kathryn Allan
      Pages 1-15
  3. Theorizing Disability in Science Fiction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
    2. Joanne Woiak, Hioni Karamanos
      Pages 19-33
    3. Ria Cheyne
      Pages 35-46
    4. Howard Sklar
      Pages 47-59
    5. António Fernando Cascais
      Pages 61-72
  4. Human Boundaries and Prosthetic Bodies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Netty Mattar
      Pages 75-87
    3. Donna Binns
      Pages 89-101
    4. Leigha McReynolds
      Pages 115-127
  5. Cure Narratives for the (Post)human Future

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Brent Walter Cline
      Pages 131-142
    3. Robert W. Cape Jr.
      Pages 143-151
    4. Christy Tidwell
      Pages 153-168
    5. Gerry Canavan
      Pages 169-187
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 189-217

About this book

Introduction

In this groundbreaking collection, twelve international scholars – with backgrounds in disability studies, English and world literature, classics, and history – discuss the representation of dis/ability, medical "cures," technology, and the body in science fiction.

Keywords

body corpus English English literature fiction future history history of literature literature science Science Fiction Sophocles utopia world literature writing

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