The Resource Mechanical animals : tales at the crux of creatures and tech, edited by Selena Chambers and Jason Heller

Mechanical animals : tales at the crux of creatures and tech, edited by Selena Chambers and Jason Heller

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Mechanical animals : tales at the crux of creatures and tech
Title
Mechanical animals
Title remainder
tales at the crux of creatures and tech
Statement of responsibility
edited by Selena Chambers and Jason Heller
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
A speculative fiction safari that riffs on the traditional ideals of automata to explore our strange and competitive relationship with the natural world. Biomimicry is no stranger to literature, with canonical authors like Nathaniel Hawthorne, Hans Christian Anderson, and Jules Verne setting the tone for a trope that has expounded and expanded upon what exactly separates humans from the animal kingdom as well as the boundary between machines and living beings. Featuring 15 original stories by today's top science fiction and fantasy authors and contextual mecha-fauna essays by artist and Insect Lab Studio maker, Mike Libby, and SF encyclopedist and author Jess Nevins, Mechanical Animals presents a biomimicry menagerie of animalistic machines that will blur the lines between what is and isn't nature's design. Featuring: Mike Libby, Jess Nevins, Tessa Kum, Delia Sherman, Maurice Broaddus, Sarah Hans, Lauren Beukes, Jesse Bullington, An Owomoyela, Stephen Graham Jones, Hans Christian Andersen, Molly Tanzer, Aliette de Bodard, Nick Mamatas, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Kat Howard, Michael Cisco, Adrian Van Young, Robert, T. Toombs, Joseph S. Pulver, Jr., Alistair Rennie, Jules Verne, Caroline Yoachim, Carrie Vaughn
Cataloging source
YDX
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no index present
Literary form
short stories
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  • Chambers, Selena
  • Heller, Jason
Label
Mechanical animals : tales at the crux of creatures and tech, edited by Selena Chambers and Jason Heller
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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ocn1055262853
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780999773673
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055262853
Label
Mechanical animals : tales at the crux of creatures and tech, edited by Selena Chambers and Jason Heller
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn1055262853
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9780999773673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1055262853

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