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Green light : toward an art of evolution / George Gessert.

  • Gessert, George, 1944-
Date
[2010], ©2010
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Cambridge, Mass. ; London : MIT Press, [2010], ©2010.

Physical description

xxiii, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

Divine plants and magical animals -- Aesthetic effects of domestication -- The rainforests of domestication -- The rise of ornamental plants -- Darwin's sublime -- Playing God -- Standards of excellence -- Doubles -- Kitsch plants -- Bastard flowers, genetic goofies, and Freud's bow wows -- Biotechnology in the garden -- Recent art involving DNA -- Naming life -- Anthropocentrism and genetic art -- The angel of extinction -- Seven breeding complexes -- The slowest art -- Breeding for wildness.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
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ISBN

  • 9780262014144
  • 0262014149