Science Fiction, Critical Frontiers
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About the AuthorKaren Sayer and John Moore are Lecturers in Literary Studies at the University of Luton.
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.. This volume of essays combines theoretical discussions of the nature of science fiction, with specific studies of utopian and dystopian narratives. Science fiction has recently been identified as providing the narrative paradigm for postmodernity
Critical Frontiers very interesting, theoretical A Customer This collection of twelve essays focuses (not surprisingly) on Post Modern, feminist and material agency in general. This is serious scholarship, so don't bother if you're just looking for light-hearted engagement with S.F. The socio-political situations that inform much of the best in this genre is examined in depth, beginning with Darko Suvin's excellent and political essay that examines postmodern tropes, such as "description gets very complicated when the analysis has simultaneously to question its presuppositions" and the disaster of Keynesian economics. (Suvin is contributing to the next pub. of PMLA, a nice nod t
Karen Sayer and John Moore are Lecturers in Literary Studies at the University of Luton.