Abject, 37, 50–53, 61–62, 107, 158, 284
n. 8; body, 49, 113, 261; desire, 21;
genetic, 37–38, 48–49, 64; imagi-
nary, xiii; psychoanalytic theory
of, 19, 47–50, 52, 54–56. See also
Creed, Barbara; Kristeva, Julia
Aesthetic, 6, 43, 151, 167, 171, 190, 215,
219, 222, 231, 240–41, 245, 255–56;
abstraction, 115; art-house, x;
citational, 198, 219, 283 n. 14; delay
and, 267; desire and, 223; digital, 19,
31, 193; Easternized, 200; eugenic,
124; generative, xii, 217; genetic, 6,
153, 200, 217–18, 227; imaginary, 10;
intertextual, 283 n. 14; mimetic, 255;
performative, 240; repetition, 60,
143; seductive, 113; technology and,
212, 223; visual, 200
Affect, x, 4, 89, 100, 129, 161–62,
182–83, 204–5, 212, 221–23, 270,
283 n. 17, 283 n. 18; authenticity of,
15; bio-aura and, 182–83, 187–88;
biomolecular, 283 n. 17; body, 222;
clone and, 19, 21, 35, 162; genetic, 21,
35, 146, 162, 169, 182, 186, 224; kin-
ship, 44; power of, 10, 15; sameness
and, 35; sexual deviance and, 28;
transmission of, 21, 182–83. See also
Benjamin, Walter; Brennan, Teresa
Agency, 22, 56, 71, 104, 122, 136,
138–39, 145, 160, 174, 176, 207, 227,
230, 248, 250–53; autonomous, 123;
double, 127; genetic, 251; human, 71,
228; individual, 91, 127; masculine,
129, 236; in narrative, 251
Ahmed, Sara, 142, 279 n. 23, 283 n. 18
A.I. Artificial Intelligence, 140, 279
n. 21
Alice in Wonderland, 242, 284 n. 7
Alien, 38, 52, 57, 277
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