Science Fiction, Critical Frontiers by Karen Sayer

Science Fiction, Critical Frontiers

Written by Karen Sayer
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Science Fiction, Critical Frontiers by Karen Sayer

Science fiction has recently been identified as providing the narrative paradigm for postmodernity. This volume of essays combines theoretical discussions of the nature of science fiction, with specific studies of utopian and dystopian narratives. Alongside of this, the essays here address feminist and African American issues, the envisioning of radical alternative realities and futures, cyborgs, cyberpunk and cyber-space, age and aging, hybridity and monstrosity, and contemporary society and the postmodern condition.

About the Author

Karen Sayer and John Moore are Lecturers in Literary Studies at the University of Luton.

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219 pages


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Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

3rd November 2000



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