aspeers 4 (2011) - Nature and Technology, Revisited

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The fourth issue of centers around the topic of Nature and Technology, Revisited, and showcases the work of five authors currently studying American studies. It contains four artistic contributions from around the world, as well as one interview with a professor in the field.

Prof. Dr. Anne Koenen
Sebastian M. Herrmann
2011 EditorsIntroduction
Ina MüllerHinterland Autobahn
Stephen KoetzingThe Trespassing Cyborg: Technology, Nature, and the Nation in Wild Wild West
Julian Henneberg“Something Extraordinary Hovering Just Outside Our Touch”: The Technological Sublime in Don DeLillo’s White Noise
Monika LinzmaierOrganic Factory
Prof. David E. NyeInterview
Simon CazzanelliInto the Woods
Anke GeertsmaRedefining Trauma Post 9/11: Freud’s Talking Cure and Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Jutta SchulzeA "Truth Like This": Language and the Construction of Power and Knowledge in Vampire Fiction
Martin DomkeInto the Vertical: Basketball, Urbanization, and African American Culture in Early-Twentieth-Century America
Pamela DeweyOil Spill Food Chain

Editing Team

The team of graduate editors for this issue is: Carolin Betker, Stefan Ecke, Katharina Freitag, Christina Harms, Nadezhda N. Panchenko, Marianne Polkau, Bettina Schuster, and Christiane Vogel.

Regional Distribution of Contributions

Regional distribution of contributions

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