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Reading by starlight : postmodern science fiction

Author: Damien Broderick
Publisher: London Routledge 1995
Series: Popular fictions series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the characteristics in the writing, marketing and reception of science fiction which distinguish it as a genre. This book includes close readings of paradigmatic cyberpunk texts and writings  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Damien Broderick
ISBN: 0415097886 9780415097888 0415097894 9780415097895
OCLC Number: 832390158
Description: XVII, 197 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Part I: Modern Science Fiction 1. New World, New Texts 2. Generic Engineering 3. Genre or Mode? 4. The Uses of Otherness 5. Reading the Episteme 6. Dreams of Reason and Unreason 7. The Stars My Dissertation Part Two: Postmodern Science Fiction 8. Making Up Worlds 9. Allegraphy and Allegory 10. Sf as a Modular Calculus 11. The Multiplicity of Worlds, of Others 12. The Autumnal City Bibliography
Series Title: Popular fictions series
Responsibility: Damien Broderick
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