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Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction$

Lars Schmeink

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9781781383766

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781383766.001.0001

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Biopunk Dystopias Genetic Engineering, Society and Science Fiction

Lars Schmeink

Liverpool University Press

(p.ii) Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies

(p.iii) Biopunk Dystopias

Editor David Seed, University of Liverpool

Editorial Board

Mark Bould, University of the West of England

Veronica Hollinger, Trent University

Rob Latham, University of California

Roger Luckhurst, Birkbeck College, University of London

Patrick Parrinder, University of Reading

Andy Sawyer, University of Liverpool

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