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Frankenstein as a figure of globalization in Canada’s postcolonial popular culture
(Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2011-10)
This essay analyzes the cultural functions of Frankenstein as a figure of globalization in postcolonial popular culture. Focusing on the case of Canadian film production, I begin by contextualizing Canadian film as a ...
Techno, Frankenstein and copyright
(Cambridge Journals, Cambridge University Press, 2007)
This essay argues that the widespread but not widely recognised adaptation of Frankenstein in contemporary dance music problematises the ‘technological’ constitution of modern copyright law as an instrument wielded by ...
The Medium Is the Monster: Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology
(Athabasca University Press, 2018)
Technology, a word that emerged historically first to denote the study of any art or technique, has come, in modernity, to describe advanced machines, industrial systems, and media. McCutcheon argues that it is Mary Shelley’s ...