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Dreams and nightmares : science and technology in myth and fiction

Author: Mordecai Roshwald
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2008.
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book studies written treatment of science and technology from ancient myths to current works. Works studied include the Bible, Greek mythology, tales from the Middle Ages, Gulliver's Travels, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and works by Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, and Aldous Huxley, among others"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Roshwald, Mordecai, 1921-
Dreams and nightmares.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, ©2008
(DLC) 2008013475
(OCoLC)190850822
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mordecai Roshwald
ISBN: 9781476620367 1476620369
OCLC Number: 654341531
Description: 1 online resource (v, 221 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
1: Bible --
2: Greek mythology --
3: Middle ages --
4: Age of reason --
5: Science and human nature --
6: Machine prophet --
7: Evolution: natural and designed --
8: Mind control --
9: Menace of the machine --
10: Threat of paradise --
11: Suicide of civilization --
Conclusion --
Chapter notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 9.
Responsibility: Mordecai Roshwald.

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Studies the treatment of science and technology, demonstrating the importance of science to human civilization as evidenced in literature.  Read more...

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