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Cyberpunk and cyberculture : science fiction and the work of William Gibson

Author: Dani Cavallaro
Publisher: London ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S. by Transaction Publishers, 2000.
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This text explores and analyses the work of a wide range of writers, setting their work in the context of science fiction, other literary genres, genre cinema and contemporary work on the culture of technology.
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Cavallaro, Dani.
Cyberpunk and cyberculture.
London ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S. by Transaction Publishers, 2000
(OCoLC)605506930
Online version:
Cavallaro, Dani.
Cyberpunk and cyberculture.
London ; New Brunswick, N.J. : Athlone Press ; Somerset, N.J. : Distributed in the U.S. by Transaction Publishers, 2000
(OCoLC)606256268
Named Person: William Gibson; William Gibson, Schriftsteller 1948-; William Gibson; William Gibson; William Gibson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dani Cavallaro
ISBN: 0485004127 9780485004120 0485006073 9780485006070
OCLC Number: 43751735
Description: xxi, 258 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface --
A brief guide to the book Introduction: Science fiction and cyberpunk --
1 Cyberpunk and virtual technologies --
2 Cyberpunk, technology and mythology Technology and mythology: origins Cyborgs --
Myth and religion in cyberpunk Fiction, theory and the language of science --
3 Cyberpunk and the body The cyberbody Idoru: the body as personality construct The ghost The stranger Burning Chrome and Mona Lisa Overdrive: the body as commodity The doll --
4 Cyberpunk, gender and sexuality Technologies of the gendered subject Gender roles in cyberpunk Virtual sex --
5 Cyberpunk and the city Science and space Digital maps: ON/OFF --
Venice --
Space and narrative structure --
6 Cyberpunk and the Gothic --
The uncanny Layering and architecture Families Fashion --
Time zones Epilogue: Cyberpunk and memory.
Responsibility: Dani Cavallaro.
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