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By David Seed

ISBN-10: 1405112182

ISBN-13: 9781405112185

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ISBN-13: 9781405184373

A better half to technological know-how Fiction assembles essays through a world variety of students which debate the contexts, subject matters and strategies utilized by technological know-how fiction writers.

  • This Companion conveys the size and diversity of technological know-how fiction.
  • Shows how technological know-how fiction has been used as a way of debating cultural issues.
  • Essays via a world diversity of students talk about the contexts, topics and strategies utilized by technological know-how fiction writers.
  • Addresses normal themes, similar to the background and origins of the style, its engagement with technology and gender, and nationwide adaptations of technological know-how fiction round the English-speaking world.
  • Maps out connections among technological know-how fiction, tv, the cinema, digital fact know-how, and different points of the culture.
  • Includes a piece targeting significant figures, comparable to H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, and Ursula Le Guin.
  • Offers shut readings of specific novels, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.

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