How Like a Leaf: An Interview with Thyrza Nichols Goodeve

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 197 pages
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The author of four seminal works on science and culture, Donna Haraway here speaks for the first time in a direct and non-academic voice. How Like a Leaf will be a welcome inside view of the author's thought.
  

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How Like a Leaf is a welcome door to the complex theories and personal life of Haraway, a noted feminist historian of science. Though not a traditional biography, this will introduce readers to the ... Read full review

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I rented this book for Haraway's discussion of diffraction, but ending up reading the entire book (it's a short one). Couldn't put this one down. Read full review

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Contents

The History She Was Born Into
5
The History of Form
17
While Staying Connected
27
California
41
Interdisciplinarity Is Risky
45
Organicism as Critical Theory
49
Primatology
53
Historical Good Luck
61
Breakdown
113
Cyborg Surrealisms
119
Unfamiliar Unconscious
123
It Wasnt Born In a Garden but It Certainly Was Born In a History
127
How Like a Leaf
131
Menagerie of Figurations
135
OncoMouse
139
Vampire Culture
149

Simians Cyborgs and Women
65
Disease Is a Relationship
73
More Than Metaphor
81
A Gene Is Not a Thing
89
Cyborg Temporalities
97
Diffraction as Critical Consciousness
101
Worldly Practice
109
Modest Witness
155
Telepathic Teaching
163
Passion and Irony
171
Bibliography
173
About the Authors
175
Index
181
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About the author (2000)

Donna J. Haraway is Professor in the History of Consciousness Board at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is the author of three Routledge books, Primate Visions (1990), Simians, Cyborgs and Women (1990), and Modest_Witness@Second_Millenium.FemaleMan_Meets_OncoMouse (1997). Thyrza Nichols Goodeve holds degrees from the University of California, Santa Cruz and NYU. She is a freelance writer in the areas of art and culture.

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