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TRANSHUMANISM, FRANKENSTEIN, AND EXTINCTION
Shelley's novel has been fertile ground for ecocritics over the last two decades. In Ecocriticism and the Idea of Culture (2014, 2016) I wrote about Frankenstein and culture's dialectical horror of nature. As a narrative ...
Introduction: Biology and the Idea of Culture
This chapter analyses Frankenstein's dramatization of the costs and consequences of the drive for transcendence in terms of humanist culture's anxieties about human and nonhuman identities in capitalist production. The ...