By David Seed

A better half to technology Fiction assembles essays through a global diversity of students which debate the contexts, issues and strategies utilized by technological know-how fiction writers.

  • This Companion conveys the size and diversity of technology fiction.
  • Shows how technological know-how fiction has been used as a way of debating cultural issues.
  • Essays by means of a world diversity of students talk about the contexts, issues and techniques utilized by technology fiction writers.
  • Addresses basic subject matters, reminiscent of the historical past and origins of the style, its engagement with technology and gender, and nationwide diversifications of technological know-how fiction round the English-speaking world.
  • Maps out connections among technology fiction, tv, the cinema, digital fact know-how, and different points of the culture.
  • Includes a bit targeting significant figures, corresponding 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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