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We modern people : science fiction and the making of Russian modernity

Author: Anindita Banerjee
Publisher: Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, ©2012.
Series: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How science fiction forged a unique Russian vision of modernity distinct from Western models

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anindita Banerjee
ISBN: 9780819573339 0819573337 9780819573346 0819573345 9780819573353 0819573353
OCLC Number: 785870538
Description: viii, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Science fiction and the making of Russian modernity --
Conquering space --
Transcending time --
Generating power --
Creating the human --
Afterwor(l)d: Russian science fiction and the un-making of modernity.
Series Title: Wesleyan early classics of science fiction series.
Responsibility: Anindita Banerjee.

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"Banerjee uncovers the secret history of early Russian science fiction, and how SF tied in with Russians' obsessions with modernity...."--io9 Science" LA Review of Books" We Modern People uses a Read more...

 
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