Simians, cyborgs, and women
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Haraway, Donna J.

Simians, cyborgs, and women

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Abstract: "Simians, Cyborgs and Women is a powerful collection of ten essays written between 1978 and 1989. Although on the surface, simians, cyborgs and women may seem an odd threesome, Haraway describes their profound link as 'creatures' which have had a great destabilizing place in Western evolutionary technology and biology. Throughout this book, Haraway analyzes accounts, narratives, and stories of the creation of nature, living organisms, and cyborgs. At once a social reality and a science fiction, the cyborg--a hybrid of organism and machine--represents transgressed boundaries and intense fusions of the nature/culture split. By providing an escape from rigid dualisms, the cyborg exists in a post-gender world, and as such holds immense possibilities for modern feminists"--Provided by publisher.


Title and contributions: Simians, cyborgs, and women : the reinvention of nature / Donna J. Haraway

Publication: London : Free association books, 1991

Physical description: X, 287 p., \6! c. di tav. : ill. ; 24 cm

ISBN: 1853431397

Publication date:1991

Language: eng (language of the text, soundtrack, etc..)

Country: gb

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Classifications: 305.42 (21)

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  • Type of Publication Date: Publication Dates 1 and 2: monograph complete when issued, or issued within one calendar year
  • Publication Date: 1991

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