The character Gazelle from the film Kingsman: The Secret Service. A woman with fists clenched and arms crossed in a fighting pose. She wears a blakc outfit and has long black hair. Her right leg is extended in a fighting pose showing a prosthetic lower limb with weaponised blade

The Posthuman

A chapter by Luna Dolezal and Amelia DeFalco, ‘The Posthuman’, has been published in the collection ‘Contemporary Literature and the Body: A Critical Introduction’ edited by Alice Hall (2023).

Book cover of Curious Kin in Fictions of Posthuman Care. The cover is white with the book title in blue lettering near the top. At the bottom is an image of two figures resting on a long, dark bench with their backs to the viewer. The figure on the left is a child in a blue shirt. They are leaning on a strange creature with wrinkled, pinkish skin which lies across the bench beside them.

Curious Kin in Fictions of Posthuman Care

The latest book by Professor Amelia DeFalco, Curious Kin in Fictions of Posthuman Care, is due to be published soon.
• A book-length study of narrative representations of twenty-first-century posthuman care that offers a unique, posthumanist exploration of contemporary fiction.
• Provides a new method for analysing and theorizing care and a significant new interpretation of the philosophy of care, contemporary literature, and posthumanism.
• Offers a novel, interdisciplinary approach to care that employs conceptual and methodological insights from contemporary literary and cultural studies.