Digital Imaginary Bibliography

Selected Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary Sources

Beaune, Jean-Claude, The Classical Age of Automata, An Impressionistic Survey from the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Century, in Feher, Naddaff and Tazi, (eds), Fragments for a History of the Human Body, Zone, NY, Vol 1, pps 443-434.

Benedikt, Michael, First Steps in Cyberspace, MIT, 5th Edition, Mass, 1991/93.

Benjamin, Walter, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, in Illuminations, Shocken, NY, 1969.

Brewster, David, Letters on Natural Magic, William Tegg, London, 1868.

Bukatman, Scott, Terminal Identity: the Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction, Duke University Press, Durham and London, 1993.

Butler, Samuel, Erewhon, Penguin Classics, London, 1872/1985, (especially Ch 23, The Book of Machines).

Cohen, John, Human Robots in Myth and Science, Allen and Unwin, London, 1966.

Crary, Jonathon; and Kwinter, Sanford, Incorporations, Zone, NY, 1992.

Deleuze, Gilles; and Guattari, Felix, A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, Uni. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1980/96.

Dery, Mark, Escape Velocity: Cyberculture at the End of the Twentieth Century, Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1996.

Dick, Philip K., (various books and short stories), esp. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1966), but also Ubiq (1996), Clans of the Alphane Moon (1963), We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (1965), et al.

Gardner, Robyn (ed.), The Body Issue, Mattoid 50, Deakin University, Melbourne, 1996. (Has a great introduction to issues about the body and science).

Geduld, Harry M.; and Gottesman, Ronald, (eds), Robots Robots Robots, Little, Brown and Company, Mass, 1978 (especially the first article).

Gibson, William, Count Zero, Grafton Books, London, 1986/97.

Goldberg, RoseLee, Performance: Live Art from 1909 to the Present, Abrams, NY, 1979.

Gray, Chris Hables, The Cyborg Handbook, Routledge, London, NY, 1995.

Graves, Robert, The Greek Myths:1, Penguin, UK, 1955/60.

Guattari, Felix, Regimes, Pathways, and Subjects, in Crary, Jonathon, and Kwinter, Sanford, Incorporations, Zone, NY, 1992.

Haraway, Donna, Simians, Cyborgs and Women: the Reinvention of Nature, Free Association, London, 1985/91 (see especially Ch 8, A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century).

Haraway, Donna, Modest_Witness@ Second_Millenium.FemaleMan_Meets_Oncomouse, Routledge, London, NY, 1997.

Haraway, Donna, You Are Borg, interview in Wired, Feb 1997.

Hardison, O. B. Jnr, Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century, Penguin, Middlesex, 1989/90.

Hendershot, Cyndy, Incurably Alien Other, in Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 22, Montreal, 1995, pps 373-420.

Jacobus, Mary; Keller, Evelyn Fox; Shuttleworth, Sally; (eds), Body/Politics: Women and the Discourses of Science, Routledge, London, 1990.

Mazlish, Bruce, The Fourth Discontinuity: The Co-evolution of Humans and Machines, Yale, New Haven, 1993.

Ovid, Metamorphoses, Penguin, London, 5 AD/1996 AD.

Seltzer, Mark, Bodies and Machines, Routledge, NY, 1992.

Stafford, Barbara Maria, Body Criticisms: Imagining the Unseen in Enlightenment Art and Medicine, MIT, 5th Edition, 1991/97.

Stafford, Barbara Maria, Artful Science: Enlightenment Entertainment and the Eclipse of Visual Education, MIT, Mass, 1984.

Stone, Allucquere Rosanne/Sandy, Will the Real Body Please Stand Up?, in Benedikt, Michael, First Steps in Cyberspace, MIT, 5th Edition, Mass, 1991/93.

Teich, Albert H., (ed), Technology and the Future, American Association for the Advancement of Science, St. Martins Press, NY, 5th edition, 1990.

Tomas, David, Technophilic Bodies, in New Formations, Routledge, London, No. 8, Summer 1989.

Tomas, David, Old Rituals for New Space: Rites de Passage and William Gibson's Cultural Model for Cyberspace, in Benedikt, 1991/93, op cit.

Tomas, David, Art, Psychasthenic Assimilation, and the Cybernetic Automaton, in Grey, 1995, op cit.

Secondary Sources

Alexander, George, Freeze + Die + Revive, in Photography is Dead, Long Live Photography, exhibition catalogue, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, 1996, p 14.

Asimov, Isaac, Robots: Machines in Man's Image, Harmony Books, US, 1985.

Ballard, J. G., Crash, Vintage, 1975/95, (Introduction).

Baudrillard, Jean, The Ecstasy of Communication, in Foster, Hal, The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture, Bay, Wash, 1983/87.

Bolter, J. David, Turning's Man: Western Culture in the Computer Age, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 1984.

Carter, Michael, Framing Art: Introducing Visual Theory, Hale and Iremonger, Sydney, 1993.

Caudill, Maureen, In Our Own Image: Building an Artificial Person, Oxford University Press, NY, 1992.

Campbell, Joseph, The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology, Condor/Souvenir, London, 1959/69.

Charlier, Paul, Automata: Machines Like Us, Four Part Radio Series, ABC Radio Tapes, Sydney, September 1994.

Clarke, Arthur C., Profiles of the Future, Pan, London, 1962/73.

Crary, Jonathon, Techniques of the Observer, MIT, Mass, 1990/96.

Davidson, Cynthia, Riviera's Golem, Haraway's Cyborg: Reading Neuromancer as Baudrillard's Simulation of Crisis, in Science Fiction Studies, Vol. 23, Montreal, 1996, pp 88-199.

Dawkins, Richard, The Selfish Gene, Oxford, NY, 1976/89.

Dennett, Daniel, Consciousness Explained, Penguin, London, 1991/93.

Dorf, Richard C., (ed), International Encyclopedia of Robotics: Applications and Automation, Wiley, NY, 1988.

Fjermendal, Grant, The Tomorrow Makers, Chapter-9, Robotic Sense and Psychotic Hallucinations, 1986, Pages-112-129, and Chapter- 10, Robots, God and the Living Truth, Pps 130-133.

Foster, Hal, The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture, Bay, Wash, 1983/87.

Foucault, Michel, Discipline and Punish: The Birth of the Prison, Vintage, NY, 1977/1995.

Greco, Diane, Cyborg, Engineering the Body Electric, CD ROM, Eastgate Systems, MA, 1997.

Grey, Chris Hables, The Cyborg Soldier: The US Military and the Post Modern Warrior, in Cyborg Worlds: The Military Information Economy, Free Association Press, London, 1989.

Haywood, Philip, Culture, Technology and Creativity in the Late Twentieth Century, John Libby, London, 1990.

Heylighen, Francis; and Bollen, Johan, The World-Wide Web as a Super-Brain: from Metaphor to Model, in R. Trappl (ed), Cybernetics and Systems '96, World Science, Singapore, 1996.

Hughes, Robert, Shock of the New, BBC, London, 2nd Edition, 1980/91, (especially Ch 1, The Mechanical Paradise).

Langer, Robert, and Vacanti, Joseph P., Artificial Organs, in Scientific American, September 1995, pp 100-103.

Magill, Frank N., The Great Scientists, Grollier Educational, Conn, 1989, Ch Hero of Alexandria, pps 49-53.

Martin, L.H., Gutman, H., Hutton, P. H., (eds), Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault, Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.

McCluhan, Marshall; and Fiore, Quentin, The Medium is the Massage, Penguin, Middlesex, 1967/69.

Morse, Peter, (ed), Microscope..., in Robotica: Special Edition of Mesh, Journal No. 8/9 Autumn/Winter, Experimenta, Melbourne, 1996.

Moos, David, Orlan's Theatre of the Self, in Art and Text 54, 1996, pps 67-62.

National Gallery of Australia, Islands: Contemporary Installations, exhibition catalogue, Canberra, 1997.

New Scientist, (various articles):

Cohen, Philip, Creators of the Forty-Seventh Chromosome, 11 November 1995, pp 34-37.
Day, Steven, Invasion of the Shapechangers, 28 Oct 1995, pp 30-35.
Flood, Gary, If Only They Could Think, 13 Jan 1996, pp 32-35.
Goodwin, Brian, Evolution by Numbers, 2 Dec 1995, pp 48-49.
Hadfield, Peter, Go On, Read My Mind, 16 December 1995, p 23.
Stevenson, Tim, Invasion of the Nanomachines, 27 Jan 1996, p 48.
Neesham, Claire, Beyond Flesh and Blood (Stelarc),11 Nov 1995, p 28,
Supplement, Machines, Emotions, Manfred Clynes, July 29 1996, pp 5-7
Holmes, Bob, The Creativity Machine, 20 Jan 1996, pp 22-26.

Nye, David, American Technological Sublime, MIT Press, Mass, 1994.

Oki, Keisuke, Brain Wave Rider: A Human-Machine Interface, Leonardo, MIT, Mass, Vol 28 No 4, pps 307-310.

Ohmae, Kenichi, The Borderless World, HarperCollins, London, 1990/91.

Ostwald, Michael J., The Instruction of Myth: Searching for Architecture and Community in Cyberspace, draft paper presented at the Virtual Communities 97 Conference, Architecture Department, Sydney University, 1997.

Pesce, Mark, Final Amputation: Pathogenic Ontology in Cyberspace, paper at the Third International Conference in Cyberspace, University of Texas, 1993.

Ray, Thomas, S., Evolution, Ecology and Optimization of Digital Organisms, paper presented at the Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference, University of Texas, 1996.

Rucker, Rudy, Infinity and the Mind, Harvester, Brighton, 1982, Ch 4, Robots and Souls, pps 157-187 (see also two of his interesting SF novels, Software and Wetware).

Sheehan, James J.; and Sosna, Morton, The Boundaries of Humanity, University of California, 1991.

Shelly, Mary, Frankenstein, or, the Modern Prometheus, recommended title: Butler, Marilyn (ed), Frankenstein: The 1818 Edition by Mary Shelley, The Pickering Women's Classics, Pickering & Chatto, London, 1993 (not the usual and muted 1831 edition).

Siivonen, Timo, Cyborgs and Generic Oxymorons; The Body and Technology in William Gibson's Cyberspace Trilogy, in Science Fiction Studies, Vol 23, Montreal, 1996, pp 227-245.

Waltz, David, l., The Prospects for Building a Truly Intelligent Machine, in Albert H. Teich, (ed), Technology and the Future, American Association for the Advancement of Science, St. Martins Press, NY, 5th edition, 1990.

Turkle, Shelly, The Second Self: Computers and the Human Spirit, Simon and Schuster, NY, 1984 (sadly out of print! but available secondhand).

Woodcroft, Bennet, (ed), The Pneumatics of Hero of Alexandria, (from the original Greek), Taylor, Walton and Maberly, London, 1851.

von Harbou, Thea, Metropolis, A. Scherl, Berlin, (German language), 1926.

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