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Insistence of the Material: Literature in the Age of Biopolitics

Christopher Breu
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Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780816688913, 0816688915, 9780816689460, 0816689466
Contents
  • Introduction: theorizing materiality in the age of biopolitics
  • The novel enfleshed: Naked lunch and the literature of materiality
  • Vital objects: materiality and biopolitics in Thomas Pynchon's V
  • The late-modern unconscious: the object world of J.G. Ballard's Crash
  • Disinterring the real: embodiment, AIDS, and biomedicalization in Dodie Bellamy's The letters of Mina Harker
  • Almanac of the living: thanatopolitics and an alternative biopolitics in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the dead
  • Conclusion: tarrying with the material.
Description
x, 264 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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