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Postcolonial Perspectives on the Cultures of Latin America and Lusophone Africa

Robin Fiddian (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235668
eISBN:
9781846313851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313851
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This collection of critical essays investigates an emergent and increasingly important field of cultural production in Latin America: cyberliterature and cyberculture in their varying manifestations, ... More


Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Claire Taylor and Thea Pitman (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book investigates an emergent and increasingly important field of cultural production in Latin America: cyberliterature and cyberculture in their varying manifestations, including blogs and ... More


Introduction

Claire Taylor and Thea Pitman

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book concentrates on Latin American cyberculture, emphasising Latin American cyberliterature. It suggests that Latin American Internet users do not conceive of themselves as passive recipients ... More


Cyborgs, Cities, and Celluloid: Memory Machines in Two Latin American Cyborg Films

Geoffrey Kantaris

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyses a key figure of cyberculture — the cyborg — and its manifestation in two recent Latin American films. It demonstrates how the cyborg functions as a microcosm of the cultural ... More


Body, Nation, and Identity: Guillermo Gómez-Peña's Performances on the Web

Niamh Thornton

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on Guillermo Gómez-Peña, a leading figure in Latin American cyberculture whose Netart straddles both political and cultural expression. It describes how Gómez-Peña investigates ... More


Posthumansm in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges

Stefan Herbrechter and Ivan Callus

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses Jorge Luis Borges as a major literary precursor of contemporary posthumanist cyberliterature. It argues that Borges' speculative fictions and other prose writings provide ... More


Concluson: Latin American Identity and Cyberspace

Claire Taylor and Thea Pitman

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents concluding remarks on Latin American identity and cyberspace. It has been clearly shown that there are neo-colonialist assumptions that are fundamental to many of the ... More


Ghanaians Online and the Innovation of 419 Scams

Jenna Burrell

in Invisible Users: Youth in the Internet Cafes of Urban Ghana

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017367
eISBN:
9780262301459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017367.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores the growing trend among urban Ghanaian youths to interact with foreigners over the Internet and establish extensive contacts. The youth of Accra repeatedly visits Internet cafés ... More


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