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  Number 80, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Editorial Statement

p. v

An Epoch of Rest: Roland Barthes’s “Neutral” and the Utopia of Weariness

pp. 1-26

Noir Analysis: How Kristeva’s Detective Novels Renew Psychoanalysis

pp. 27-55

Consider the Squirrel: Freaks, Vermin, and Value in the Ruin(s) of Nature

pp. 56-95

Desiring Human-Machines in the Soviet Union, East Asia, and the United States


pp. 99-104

Monster: A Work by Kai Syng Tan (Singapore, 2009)

pp. 105-106

Human Machines and the Pains of Penmanship in Yevgeny Zamyatin’s We

pp. 108-129

From the Technique for Creating Humans to the Art of Reprogramming Hearts: Scientists, Writers, and the Genesis of China’s Modern Literary Vision

pp. 131-149

The Human–Machine Continuum in Maoism: The Intersection of Soviet Socialist Realism, Japanese Theoretical Physics, and Chinese Revolutionary Theory

pp. 151-181

Atomic Pop! Astro Boy, the Dialectic of Enlightenment, and Machinic Modes of Being

pp. 183-204

Spivak Lessons

pp. 209-217

Global Biotech and the Asian Nation

pp. 218-224

Books Received

pp. 225-229


pp. 230-231

Research Areas


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