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Rewriting community for a posthuman age in the works of Antoine Voloine, Michel Houellebecq, and Maurice G. Dantec

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The heterogeneous field of posthuman theory allows for an account of community under the convergence of late capitalism and high technology and its spread to a global scale. Spanning bioconservative fears of a potential loss of agency and a human ‘essence’ through advances in technology, ‘transhumanist’ hopes for a biological transformation that would fulfil liberal goals for human development, as well as postmodern, feminist interpretations of the posthuman as instantiating a liberating b...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty - French

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Susannah Mary Ellis
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:270b1582-f9a3-4d1a-a16a-13aab278ac2d
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ora:10260

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