Hari Kunzru’s "Bodywork" stands as a subtle and very intelligent investigation of the extremely delicate issue of the relation between human bodies and machines. The present essay focuses on how, in this post-modern parable, Kunzru puts the question in oppositional and yet dialogical terms through the identification of two extreme positions, one which embraces technology to the extent of renouncing to the human, the other which celebrates the bodily existence in the difficult and extreme performance of sickness

“The Body and the Machine: Hari Kunzru’s 'Bodywork'”

MARTINO, PIERPAOLO
2009

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Hari Kunzru’s "Bodywork" stands as a subtle and very intelligent investigation of the extremely delicate issue of the relation between human bodies and machines. The present essay focuses on how, in this post-modern parable, Kunzru puts the question in oppositional and yet dialogical terms through the identification of two extreme positions, one which embraces technology to the extent of renouncing to the human, the other which celebrates the bodily existence in the difficult and extreme performance of sickness
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