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Cyperspace, cyberbodies, cyberpunk

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How can we interpret cyberspace? What is the place of the embodied human agent in the virtual world?

This innovative collection examines the emerging arena of cyberspace and the challenges it presents for the social and cultural forms of the human body. It shows how changing relations between body and technology offer new arenas for cultural representations. At the same time, the contributors examine the realities of human embodiment and the limits of virtual worlds. Topics examined include: technological body modifications, replacements and prosthetics; bodies in cyberspace, virtual environments and cyborg culture; cultural representations of technological embodiment in visual and literary productions; and cyberpunk science fiction as a pre-figurative social and cultural theory.

Item details

Author(s):
Mike Featherstone and Roger Burrows
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
234x156x16
EAN-13:
9780761950851
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0761950842
ISBN-13:
9780761950851
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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How can we interpret cyberspace? What is the place of the embodied human agent in the virtual world?

This innovative collection examines the emerging arena of cyberspace and the challenges it presents for the social and cultural forms of the human body. It shows how changing relations between body and technology offer new arenas for cultural representations. At the same time, the contributors examine the realities of human embodiment and the limits of virtual worlds. Topics examined include: technological body modifications, replacements and prosthetics; bodies in cyberspace, virtual environments and cyborg culture; cultural representations of technological embodiment in visual and literary productions; and cyberpunk science fiction as a pre-figurative social and cultural theory.

Author(s):
Mike Featherstone and Roger Burrows
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
234x156x16
EAN-13:
9780761950851
Edition:
1995
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0761950842
ISBN-13:
9780761950851
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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