Obsession: Dysmorphia and Disfigurement: Machine-Body Transgression in Blade Runner and Ghost in the Shell

By Gordon Reynolds.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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The paper will explore the organic/mechanical dichotomy that exists between body and machine and how its transgression functions in the tropology of contemporary science fiction.

Keywords: Film, Theory, Science Fiction, Literature, Transgression, Body

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp.81-86. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.791MB).

Dr Gordon Reynolds

Gordon Reynolds holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern Mississippi. He currently teaches writing and literature at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, USA. He is a published fiction writer and maintains scholarly interests in literature on film, world novels in English, and narrative theory. In 2003-04, he lived in Sousse Tunisia, writing and teaching at the Faculté des Lettres supported by a Fulbrigh Scholar Grant from the U.S. Department of State. He has two children, is writing a novel, and is at work researching an article on David Cronenberg's adaptation of J. G. Ballard's novel "Crash."

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