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Greg Egan

Author: Karen Burnham
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2014. ©2014
Series: Modern masters of science fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Greg Egan (1961- ) publishes works that challenge readers with rigorous, deeply-informed scientific speculation. He unapologetically delves into mathematics, physics, and other disciplines in his prose, putting him in the vanguard of the hard science fiction renaissance of the 1990s. A working physicist and engineer, Karen Burnham is uniquely positioned to provide an in-depth study of Egan's science-heavy oeuvre.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Burnham, Karen, 1979-
Greg Egan
(DLC) 2013040329
(OCoLC)861676379
Named Person: Greg Egan; Greg Egan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Burnham
ISBN: 9780252096297 0252096290
OCLC Number: 875292706
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright page""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter 1 Writing Radical Hard SF""; ""Chapter 2 Ethical Standards""; ""Chapter 3 Identity and Consciousness""; ""Chapter 4 Scientific Analysis""; ""Chapter 5 Science and Society""; ""Interview with Greg Egan""; ""A Greg Egan Bibliography""; ""Works Cited""; ""Index""
Series Title: Modern masters of science fiction.
Responsibility: Karen Burnham.

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