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A Dis-(orient)ation

A Dis-(orient)ation

Race, Technoscience, and The Windup Girl

Chapter:
(p.177) A Dis-(orient)ation
Source:
Black and Brown Planets
Author(s):
Malisa Kurtz
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0012

Malisa Kurtz, in “A Dis-(Orient)ation: Race, Technoscience, and The Windup Girl,” provides a preview of what to expect from an anticipated Yellow Planets collection, where she examines Bacigalupi’s portrayal of a future Bangkok seething with racial tensions and prejudices despite technoscientific advancements by implicating that such progress masks imperial and racist ideologies.

Keywords:   Yellow Peril, Techno-orientalism, Imperialism, Paolo Bacigalupi, Third World

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