Reproduction without women: Frankenstein and the legal prohibition of human cloning

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Show simple item record Karpin, Isabel en_US Ellison, D en_US
dc.contributor.editor Catherine Kevin en_US 2010-06-16T04:57:12Z 2010-06-16T04:57:12Z 2009 en_US
dc.identifier 2008003429 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Karpin Isabel and Ellison D 2009, 'Reproduction without women: Frankenstein and the legal prohibition of human cloning', in NA (ed.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, pp. 29-48. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-1-4438-0986-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.description.abstract Putting events in Genesis to one side, the most famous nonconventional act of creation recorded in Western literature occurs in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein.' Painstakingly assembled in Victor's "workshop of filthy creation", the life that emerges from this gothic setting is not confined to the plot of the novel, but oddly for a creature doomed to sterility and apparent death, produces innumerable copies across a variety of genre and media. Significant among the novels, films, cartoons, games and toys that perpetuate the creature's existence, is its presence as a rhetorical device employed in the language of ethical restraint. When legislators or advocates of varying stripe call for science to just stop, now, Frankenstein (in monster or progenitor form) makes his inevitable appearance en_US
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dc.publisher Cambridge Scholars Publishing en_US
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dc.rights Published with the permission of Cambridge Scholars Publishing en_US
dc.title Reproduction without women: Frankenstein and the legal prohibition of human cloning en_US
dc.parent Feminism and the Body, Interdisciplinary Perspectives en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
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dc.publocation Cambridge en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 29 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 48 en_US LAW.Faculty of law en_US
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dc.percentage 100 en_US Law en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition First en_US
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