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Immortal engines : life extension and immortality in science fiction and fantasy

Author: George Edgar Slusser; Gary Westfahl; Eric S Rabkin
Publisher: Athens,Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of 19 essays seeks to recontextualise the subject of immortality, examining its influence as an ancient human aspiration and considering new scientific advances and their impact on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Edgar Slusser; Gary Westfahl; Eric S Rabkin
ISBN: 0820317322 9780820317328 0820317330 9780820317335
OCLC Number: 471515087
Description: xvii, 243 s.
Responsibility: edited by George Slusser, Gary Westfahl, and Eric S. Rabkin

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This intriguing anthology not only surveys the imagined mechanics of achieving and withstanding immortality in science fiction, but also at moments tentatively questions our culture's avoidance of Read more...

 
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