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Fiction 2000 : cyberpunk and the future of narrative

Author: George Edgar Slusser; T A Shippey
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the prospects of fiction in the information age by examining cyberpunk literature. Driven by deep concerns about society, ethics and new technology, cyberpunk is the literature of the first  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Edgar Slusser; T A Shippey
ISBN: 0820314250 9780820314259 0820314498 9780820314495
OCLC Number: 24953403
Description: vi, 303 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Inside the movement : past, present, and future / Lewis Shiner --
Futuristic flu, or, the revenge of the future / Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr. --
The Frankenstein barrier / George Slusser --
Deus ex machina in William Gibson's cyberpunk trilogy / Paul Alkon --
"The Gernsback continuum" : William Gibson in the context of science fiction / Gary Westfahl --
The "new" romancers : science fiction innovators from Gernsback to Gibson / Carol McGuirk --
Newness, Neuromancer, and the end of narrative / John Huntington --
Cyberpunk and the crisis of postmodernity / Lance Olsen --
Not what it used to be : the overloading of memory in digital narrative / Brooks Landon --
Of AIs and others : William Gibson's transit / John Christie. Lewis Shiner and the "good" anarchist / Robert Donahoo and Chuck Etheridge --
Separate development : cyberpunk in film and TV / Frances Bonner --
Semiotic ghosts and ghostliness in the work of Bruce Sterling / Tom Shippey --
Science fiction, rhetoric, and realties : words to the critic / Gregory Benford --
The metaphors of cyberpunk : ontology, epistemology, and science fiction / Ruth Curl --
Frothing the synaptic bath : what puts the punk in cyberpunk? / David Porush --
Undecidability and oxymoronism / Eric S. Rabkin --
"We're on the eve of 2000" : writers and critics speak out on cyberpunk, HyperCard, and the (new?) nature of narrative / Terri Frongia and Alida Allison.
Responsibility: edited by George Slusser and Tom Shippey.

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