No 7 (2008)

Minds, Bodies, Machines

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This issue, guest edited by Deirdre Coleman and Hilary Fraser explores the relationship between minds, bodies and machines in the long nineteenth century, with a view to understanding the history of our technology-driven, post-human visions.

Table of Contents


Introduction: Minds, Bodies, Machines Abstract PDF
Deirdre Coleman, Hilary Fraser
Mutability and Deformity: Models of the Body and the Art of Edward Burne-Jones Abstract PDF
Caroline Arscott
The Republic of Pemberley: Politeness and Citizenship in Digital Sociability Abstract PDF
Fiona Brideoake
Inherited Behaviour in Wilkie Collins's The Legacy of Cain: Victorian Studies and Twenty-First-Century Science Policy Abstract PDF
Jay Clayton
Veiling the Mechanical Eye: Antoine Claudet and the Spectacle of Photography in Victorian London Abstract PDF
Stephen Monteiro
The Eroticism of Artificial Flesh in Villiers de L'Isle Adam's L'Eve Future Abstract PDF
Patricia Pulham
The Face of Physiology Abstract PDF
Paul White


Upgrading Humans Via Implants - Why Not? Abstract PDF
Kevin Warwick
Dreaming of Cyborgs, Sex, and Catastrophe: Warwick's rush to the brink (and a note on Clayton's ‘policy arena') Abstract PDF
Peter Otto
Upgrading Humans – Re-grading People? Abstract PDF
Jonathan Sawday

Book Reviews

Review: The Invention of Altruism: Making Moral Meanings in Victorian Britain by Thomas Dixon Abstract PDF
Mark Blacklock
Review: Modern Women and Parisian Consumer Culture in Impressionist Painting by Ruth E. Iskin Abstract PDF
Kiri Bloom
Review: Epic: Britain's Heroic Muse 1790-1910 by Herbert F. Tucker Abstract PDF
Lee Scrivner
Review: Dark Victorians by Vanessa D. Dickerson Abstract PDF
Fiona Wilkes

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