Dark Horizons: Science Fiction and the Dystopian Imagination

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Tom Moylan, Raffaella Baccolini
Psychology Press, 2003 - 264 Seiten
These essays draw out the ways in which contemporary science fiction literature and film has served as a prophetic vehicle for writers with ethical and political concerns.
 

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Optimism
13
Genre Blending and the Critical Dystopia
29
Pat Cadigans Networks
69
Posthuman Bodies and Agency in Octavia Butlers
91
State Agency and Dystopia in Kim Stanley Robinsons
135
Unmasking the Real? Critique and Utopia in Recent SF Films
155
Theses on Dystopia 2001
187
Slavery and Its Others
203
Conclusion Critical Dystopia and Possibilities
233
Notes on Contributors
251
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2003)

Tom Moylan is Glucksman Professor of Contemporary Writing at the University of Limerick. He is author of Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction, Utopia, Dystopia and Demand the Impossible: Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination (Routledge), and coeditor of Not Yet: Reconsidering Ernst Bloch.
Raffaella Baccolini is Associate Professor of English at the University of Bologna.

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