Nanovision: Engineering the Future

Nanovision: Engineering the Future

by Colin Milburn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0822342650

ISBN-13: 9780822342656

Pub. Date: 10/28/2008

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

Examines the cultural history of nanotechnology in contemporary literature, film, and digital media.

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Examines the cultural history of nanotechnology in contemporary literature, film, and digital media.

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ISBN-13:
9780822342656
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
958,660
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: The Singularity of Nanovision 1

1. Nanotechnology in the Age of Posthuman Engineering: Science as Science Fiction 19

2. Small Worlds: Beyond the Limits of Fabrication 59

3. The Horrors of Goo: Molecular Abjection and the Domestication of Nanotechnology 111

4. Nano/Splatter: Disintegrating the Postbiological Body 161

Notes 189

Bibliography 231

Index 267

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