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Black and Brown PlanetsThe Politics of Race in Science Fiction$
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Isiah Lavender

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781628461237

Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2015

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.001.0001

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A Dis-(orient)ation

A Dis-(orient)ation

Race, Technoscience, and The Windup Girl

(p.177) A Dis-(orient)ation
Black and Brown Planets

Malisa Kurtz

University Press of Mississippi

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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