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Author Glaser, Horst Albert.

Title The artificial human : a tragical history / Horst Albert Glaser, Sabine Rossbach
Published Frankfurt am Main ; New York : Peter Lang, [2011]
©2011

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Description 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Mythological Origins -- Cyborgs, Androids, Replicants -- On the History of Hybrids -- The Synthetic Human I -- Cyborg Warrior I -- Xeno-Transplantation -- The Synthetic Human II -- Cyborg Warrior II -- Cyborgs Go Intergalactic -- Man = Machine? Dissection, or the Destruction of the Body -- Man ̃ Machine. The Mechanical-Human Metaphor -- Androids. The (Re-)Construction of Man as Machine -- The Electrical Human -- Homunculi -- Life From the Lab -- Test-Tube Babies and Genetic Doubles -- Artificial Women. From Antiquity to the Present -- Eve and Pandora -- Galatea and Her Daughters -- Francine -- The Nameless -- The Musician -- Waxen Beauties -- My Wooden Wife -- Olympia -- Baby Doll -- Hadaly -- The False Maria -- Three Dolls: Alma -- Ursula -- Caracas -- Jolanthe -- Rheya -- The Mask -- Faustine and A -- Genghis -- Joanna -- Olexpo -- Sexbots
Analysis Australian
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-250)
Subject Androids in literature.
Machine theory in literature.
Robotics -- History.
Robots in literature.
Technology and civilization.
Author Rossbach, Sabine.
LC no. 2011034635
ISBN 3631578083
9783631578087