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Representations of technology in science fiction for young people

Author: Noga Applebaum
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Children's literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book explores representations of modern technology in contemporary science fiction for young people. It exposes the anti-technological bias existing within a genre usually associated with celebrating technology, and suggests that this bias is a form of resistance to the changing face of childhood and technology's contribution to this change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Applebaum, Noga.
Representations of technology in science fiction for young people.
New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009003492
(OCoLC)300982780
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Noga Applebaum
ISBN: 9780203873892 0203873890
OCLC Number: 471700353
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 198 pages).
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Permissions; Series Editor's Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter One But Only God Can Make a Tree: Technology and Nature in Young SF; Chapter Two The Last Book in the Universe: The Fate of the Humanities in a Technological World; Chapter Three The Road Not Taken: The Impact of Technology on Narrative Structure; Chapter Four The World Upside Down: Technology, Power and the Adult-child Relationship; Chapter Five (Tech)Nobody's Children: Clones and Cloning in Young Adult Literature; Conclusion: The Technophobic Legacy; Notes.
Series Title: Children's literature and culture.
Responsibility: Noga Applebaum.

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