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Becoming plant and posthumanism in Jeff Noon's Pollen (1995)

Cockin, Katharine

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Katharine Cockin



Abstract

This article examines Jeff Noon’s cyberpunk novel Pollen (1995), arguing for its innovative treatment of spatial and species identities. In addition to the challenging representations of gender and feminism identified by Val Gough, there are other kinds of decentering enacted, notably in the novel’s speculative treatment of “becoming plant” and the location of the action in the North of England.

Citation

Cockin, K. (2016). Becoming plant and posthumanism in Jeff Noon's Pollen (1995). Critique, 57(1), 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019405

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Dec 1, 2014
Online Publication Date Dec 30, 2015
Publication Date 2016-01
Deposit Date Apr 8, 2016
Publicly Available Date Apr 8, 2016
Journal Critique : studies in contemporary fiction
Print ISSN 0011-1619
Electronic ISSN 1939-9138
Publisher Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 57
Issue 1
Pages 94-104
DOI https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019405
Keywords Cyberpunk; Posthumanism; Science fiction; Dystopia
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/435367
Publisher URL http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019405
Copyright Statement ©2017 University of Hull
Additional Information This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Critique : studies in contemporary fiction on 30/12/2015, available online: http://www.tandfonline....0/00111619.2015.1019405

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