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Life, Re-Scaled: The Biological Imagination in Twenty-First-Century Literature and Performance

Life, Re-Scaled: The Biological Imagination in Twenty-First-Century Literature and Performance

This edited volume explores new engagements with the life sciences in contemporary fiction, poetry, comics and performance. The gathered case studies investigate how recent creative work reframes the human within microscopic or macroscopic scales, from cellular biology to systems ecology, and engages with the ethical, philosophical, and political issues raised by the twenty-first century’s shifting views of life. The collection thus examines...

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