By David Seed
A spouse to technology Fiction assembles essays via a global diversity of students which debate the contexts, subject matters and strategies utilized by technology fiction writers.
* This Companion conveys the size and diversity of technology fiction.
* indicates how technological know-how fiction has been used as a method of debating cultural matters.
* Essays by means of a global diversity of students talk about the contexts, subject matters and strategies utilized by technological know-how fiction writers.
* Addresses common themes, reminiscent of the historical past and origins of the style, its engagement with technology and gender, and nationwide diversifications of technological know-how fiction round the English-speaking global.
* Maps out connections among technological know-how fiction, tv, the cinema, digital fact expertise, and different points of the tradition.
* contains a part targeting significant figures, reminiscent of H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, and Ursula Le Guin.
* deals shut readings of specific novels, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.
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