María Ferrández San Miguel is assistant professor at the Department of English and German Studies (School of Education, University of Zaragoza). Her current research interests lie in contemporary US fiction and ethics, with special attention to issues of trauma and the posthuman in speculative fiction. Maria’s most recent publications include Trauma, Gender and Ethics in the Works of E.L. Doctorow (Routledge, 2020) and “Appropriated Bodies: Trauma, Biopower and the Posthuman in Octavia Butler’s ‘Bloodchild’ and James Tiptree, Jr.’s ‘The Girl Who Was Plugged In’” (Atlantis, 2018). 

Resilient Cyborgs: Trauma and the Posthuman in Pat Cadigan’s Synners

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