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The cultural influences of William Gibson, the "father" of cyberpunk science fiction : critical and interpretive essays

Author: Carl B Yoke; Carol L Robinson
Publisher: Lewiston [N.Y.] : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: William Gibson; William Gibson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl B Yoke; Carol L Robinson
ISBN: 9780773454675 0773454675
OCLC Number: 173809083
Description: viii, 333 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The magical wardrobe / Carl B. Yoke --
A map for this territory / Carol L. Robinson --
Virtual poltergeists and memory : the question of ahistoricism in William Gibson's Neuromancer / Amy Novak --
William Gibson on the knife-edge of a specious moment / Donald E. Morse --
Improbable impossibilities : The difference engine in historical, bureaucratic, and mathematical contexts / Scott P. Randby --
The brain is a video game : communication concepts and Gibson's mad, bad video game world / Carol L. Robinson --
Fogging "Johnny Mneumonic" / Carl B. Yoke --
The body as data in an information economy : multiple levels of discourse in "Johnny Mneumonic" / Joseph M. Dudley --
William Gibson's Virtual light : the conversational construction of Chevette Washington / Amy K. Eoff --
"Disability" as insight : the body as default application in William Gibson's Idoru / Jennifer L. Nelson --
Hollow voices, haunted spaces, and the birth of the rock star bride : reassessing the role of the body in William Gibson's cyberpunk fiction / Lisa Swanstrom --
Cyber babes and byte dudes : the environment and body as fluid media for sexual and gender identity in neomedieval and postmodern matrices / Carol L. Robinson --
Straylight : William Gibson's gothic mansion / William A. Senior --
Postmodern neoprimitivism : anthropological text as horror vacui in Count zero / Don Riggs --
The antiheroes of Gibson's "Sprawl" stories / Carl B. Yoke --
Fragments of a hologram rose for Emily : William Gibson, Southern writer / F. Brett Cox --
Boys gone wild : Neuromancer as a book of the dead / Joseph A. Nazare.
Responsibility: edited by Carl B. Yoke and Carol L. Robinson ; with a preface by Carl B. Yoke.
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