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Do metaphors dream of literal sleep? : a science-fictional theory of representation

Author: Seo-Young Chu
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010.
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In showing the divide between realism and science fiction to be illusory, this title sheds light on the value of science fiction as an aesthetic and philosophical resource. It explores the globalized  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seo-Young Chu
ISBN: 9780674055179 0674055179
OCLC Number: 555658610
Description: 306 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The globalized world --
Cyberspace in the 1990s --
War trauma --
Postmemory han --
Robot rights.
Responsibility: Seo-Young Chu.

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