Mechademia 3: Limits of the Human is the third in the series edited by Frenchy Lunning and published by the University of Minnesota Press whose contributors to this volume are William L. Benzon, Lawrence Bird, Christopher Bolton, Steven T. Brown, Joshua Paul Dale, Otsuka Eiji, Michael Dylan Foster, Crispin Freeman, Natsume Fusanosuke, Marc Hairston, Yomota Inuhiko, Paul Jackson, Thomas LaMarre, Antonia Levi, Margherita Long, Laura Miller, Hajime Nakatani, Susan Napier, Sharalyn Orbaugh, Adèle-Elise Prévost, Teri Silvio, Takayuki Tatsumi, Mark C. Taylor, Theresa Winge, Cary Wolfe, Wendy Siuyi Wong, and the editor. As such, it makes a timely and thought-provoking addition to the new posthumanities. As Lunning notes in the Preface, Mechademia 3 is “a map of the terrain of the new humanities, using the cast of characters created for anime and manga as guides” (p. xi). Ably blending high theory and popular culture, the volume's contributors provide a greater understanding...
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Book Review| May 01 2011
Mechademia 3: Limits of the Human
Mechademia 3: Limits of the Human. Edited by Frenchy Lunning.
University of Minnesota Press,
2008. 287 pp. $19.95 (paper).
Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 574–575.
Amy Ratelle; Mechademia 3: Limits of the Human. Journal of Asian Studies 1 May 2011; 70 (2): 574–575. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021911811000507
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