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Published: 13 May 2020

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780198813347

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Genetics and the Literary Imagination

Clare Hanson

Oxford Textual Perspectives

  • Explores the profound impact of genetics on literary fiction over the past 40 years
  • Strongly interdisciplinary, combining expertise both in the history of biology and in contemporary fiction
  • Uses material from the archives of Kazuo Ishiguro and Ian McEwan to offer novel interpretations of key texts
  • Draws on Catherine Malabou's innovative philosophical analysis of epigenetics and cloning