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The Sound of Culture : Diaspora and Black Technopoetics.

By: Publisher: Hanover : Wesleyan University Press, 2015Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resource (281 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780819575784
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Sound of Culture : Diaspora and Black TechnopoeticsDDC classification:
  • 809/.8896
LOC classification:
  • PN841.C47 2015
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- THE SOUND OF CULTURE -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ONE Modernism's Black Mechanics -- Of Minstrels and Machines: Tales of the Racial Uncanny -- Karel Čapek's Black Myth -- Prognosticating Echoes: Race, Sound, and Naturalizing Technology -- TWO Humanizing the Machine -- Masters, Slaves, and Machines: Race and Victorian Science Fiction -- Melville's Man-Machine -- Erewhon: Lost Races and Mechanical Souls -- THREE Creolization and Technopoetics -- Sexing Robots, Creolizing Technology -- Cyberpunk's Dubwise Ontology -- The Music of Living Machinescapes: Creolization and Artificial Intelligence -- FOUR A Caribbean Pre-Posthumanism -- Echolocating Surrealism -- Sylvia Wynter's Naked Declivity -- Caliban's Uncanny Valley -- Appendix: A Playlist -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Summary: Investigates the parallel and intertwined histories of race, technology, and science fiction.
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Cover -- THE SOUND OF CULTURE -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- ONE Modernism's Black Mechanics -- Of Minstrels and Machines: Tales of the Racial Uncanny -- Karel Čapek's Black Myth -- Prognosticating Echoes: Race, Sound, and Naturalizing Technology -- TWO Humanizing the Machine -- Masters, Slaves, and Machines: Race and Victorian Science Fiction -- Melville's Man-Machine -- Erewhon: Lost Races and Mechanical Souls -- THREE Creolization and Technopoetics -- Sexing Robots, Creolizing Technology -- Cyberpunk's Dubwise Ontology -- The Music of Living Machinescapes: Creolization and Artificial Intelligence -- FOUR A Caribbean Pre-Posthumanism -- Echolocating Surrealism -- Sylvia Wynter's Naked Declivity -- Caliban's Uncanny Valley -- Appendix: A Playlist -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

Investigates the parallel and intertwined histories of race, technology, and science fiction.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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