Volume 36, Number 2, Spring 2005

Table of Contents

From: New Literary History

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Special Issue: Essays Probing the Boundaries of the Human in Science and Science Fiction

Muses, Spooks, Neurons, and the Rhetoric of "Freedom"

pp. 147-159
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Terminal Men: Biotechnological Experimentation and the Reshaping of "the Human" in Medical Thrillers

pp. 161-185
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Risk Communication and Paranoid Hermenutics: Towards a Distinction Between "Medical Thrillers" and "Mind-Control Thrillers" in Narrations on Biocontrol

pp. 187-204
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What's in a Cell?: John Moore's Spleen and the Language of Bioslavery

pp. 205-225
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Geo- and Biopolitics of Middle-earth: A German Reading of Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings

pp. 227-246
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Strange Germs and Hopeful Monsters: Alexander Laing's 1930s American Biotechnology Tales

pp. 247-261
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Genetic Coming of Age: Genomics, Enhancement, and Identity in Film

pp. 263-282
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Nano/Splatter: Disintegrating the Postbiological Body

pp. 283-311
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Burroughs's Phantasmic Maps

pp. 313-326
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Commentary: The Search for the Human

pp. 327-333
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Contributors

Contributors

pp. 335-336
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Books Received

Books Received

pp. 337-339
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