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Miller, Gerald Alva

Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction

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Table of contents

1. Introduction The Genre of the Non-Place: Science Fiction as Critical Theory
Gerald Alva Miller

Part I. Science Fictions of Estrangement

2. Variables of the Human: Gender and the Programmable Subject in Samuel R. Delany’s Triton
Gerald Alva Miller

3. The Human as Desiring Machine: Anime Explorations of Disembodiment and Evolution
Gerald Alva Miller

Part II. Science Fictions of the Present

4. The Eversion of the Virtual: Postmodernity and Control Societies in William Gibson’s Science Fictions of the Present
Gerald Alva Miller

5. The Spectacle of Memory: Realism, Narrative, and Time Travel Cinema
Gerald Alva Miller

6. Conclusion: Beyond the Human: Ontogenesis, Technology, and the Posthuman in Kubrick and Clarke’s 2001

Gerald Alva Miller

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Fiction, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Twentieth-Century Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137330796
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44234-8

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