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Blood Electric, by Kenji Siratori

U of Toronto P. Yes, this may sound like an extremely interesting premise.

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Digital e-zines and on-line publishers are cropping up at an unprecedented rate, enabling authors like Siratori who would be considered by most traditional publishers as financially unviable to connect with a global readership.

Official site of the US cyberpunk author Kenji Siratori. In the case of sensationalist narratives, technology becomes a threat to human beings, but typically in a solely physical sense. As literary experimentation is pushed to absolute limits, new languages of code and programming suggest the dawn of new arts. Apr 05, Eric rated it liked it.

That is, if human beings evolve cognitively alongside their technologies, this ambience of alienation would lose its logical validity. There is little, if any, effective engagement in these kinds of narratives—Rushkoff cites Star Trek and Babylon 5—for technology fundamentally changing the dynamics of the central nervous system thus deconstructing the very notion of the elecric self.


His writing confuses because it moves faster than the semantic apparatuses that are responsible for meaning-making. Poporovv rated it it was amazing Jun 02, Published August 1st by Creation Books first published May 15th For both Siratori and Artaud, the program is one of the radical rejection of the conventions of the media and social context within which their work is situated: Herein lies the logic of the ironic relationship between art and business: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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Curtis Miller rated it liked it Oct 21, Twilight of Information Illiteracy: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Key suggests that Abe is not intent on undermining the possibility of understanding and aesthetically expressing reality;23 Siratori, on the other hand, complicates this position with the aesthetic of his avant-gardism in that he wishes to represent the instant of perceptual shift electic which the sense ratios of the human nervous system are undergoing a radical reconfiguration.

Lessons in Chaos from Digital Kids Cresskill: Postmodern aesthetic, however—in the work of Auster, Burroughs, and Siratori—is more akin to acts of creative consumption in that it engages with source material of any type, consumes it, updates it, reconfigures it, remixes it, cuts it up, etc.


Embracing the image mayhem of the digital age, his relentless prose is nonsensical and extreme, avant-garde and confused, with precedence given to twisted imagery, pace and experimentation over linear narrative and character development.

Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Here we have the brain or consciousness as an extension of technology or an artificial intelligence. Bagga rated it did not like it Mar 20, There may be a concrete reason for this tendency in Japanese science fiction: Owuj rated it really siraori it Jul 16, Truth From a Lie: Ginko,p.

Blood Electric: The New Japanese Cyberpunk Classic

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I thought so too. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of These elements are confusing, making it extremely hard to follow any kind of story that may be hidden in the siratiri. Here, agency and literacy are conflated in an intense way: