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Author Ginway, M. Elizabeth, author

Title Cyborgs, sexuality, and the undead : the body in Mexican and Brazilian speculative fiction / M. Elizabeth Ginway
Published Nashville, Tennessee : Vanderbilt University Press, [2020]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 247 pages)
Contents Introduction: Re-reading the body in the speculative fiction of Mexico and Brazil -- Gendered cyborgs : mechanical, industrial and digital -- The baroque ethos, antropofagia and queer sexualities -- Trauma, consumer and political zombies -- Vampires : immunity and resistance
Summary "Expands the purview of speculative fiction in all its incarnations (science fiction, fantasy, horror) beyond the traditional Anglo-American context to focus on work produced in Mexico and Brazil, providing a historical overview from 1870 to the present, and addressing the technological, cultural, and social consequences of modernity and its implications for the human body"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 02, 2021)
Subject Comparative literature -- Brazilian and Mexican
Comparative literature -- Mexican and Brazilian
Gender identity in literature
Human body in literature
Monsters in literature
Speculative fiction, Brazilian -- History and criticism
Speculative fiction, Mexican -- History and criticism
Gender identity in literature
Human body in literature
LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy
Monsters in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020027460
ISBN 0826501192