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  Number 80, Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Editorial Statement

p. v | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0012

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

pp. 1-26 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0001

Noir Analysis: How Kristeva’s Detective Novels Renew Psychoanalysis

pp. 27-55 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0003

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

pp. 56-95 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0005

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


pp. 99-104 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0007

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

pp. 105-106 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0009

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

pp. 108-129 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0011

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 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0000

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

pp. 151-181 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0002

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

pp. 183-204 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0004

Spivak Lessons

pp. 209-217 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0006

Global Biotech and the Asian Nation

pp. 218-224 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0008

Books Received

pp. 225-229 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0010


pp. 230-231 | DOI: 10.1353/cul.2012.0013

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