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Technologies of gender essays on theory, film, and fiction by Teresa De Lauretis

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Feminism and literature,
  • Feminism and motion pictures,
  • Feminism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby Teresa de Lauretis.
SeriesTheories of representation and difference
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 151 p. ;
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23242152M
ISBN 100253358531, 0253204410
ISBN 109780253358530, 9780253204417
LC Control Number86046317

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This book takes the process of "reading the body" into the fields at the forefront of culture—the vast spaces mapped by science and technology—to show that the body in high-tech is as gendered as ever. From female body building to virtual reality, from cosmetic surgery to cyberpunk, from reproductive medicine to public health policies to TV science programs, Anne Balsamo articulates the. Buy Technologies of Gender: Essays on Theory, Film, and Fiction (Theories of Representation and Difference) by De Lauretis, Teresa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). This book examines late nineteenth-century feminism in relation to technologies of the time, marking the crucial role of technology in social and literary struggles for equality. The New Woman, the fin de siècle cultural archetype of early feminism, became the focal figure for key nineteenth-century debates concerning issues such as gender and. Technologies of Gender builds a bridge between the fashionable orthodoxies of academic theory (Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, et al.) and the frequently-marginalized contributions of feminist theory. In sum, de Lauretis has written a book that should be required reading for every feminist in need of theoretical ammunition—and for every theorist.