Cyberpunk and Cyberculture: Science Fiction and the Work of William Gibson

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Cyberpunk and Cyberculture explores the work of a wide range of writers- Acker, Cadigan, Rucker, Shierley, Sterling, Williams and, of course, Gibson - setting their work in the context of science fiction, other literary genres, genre cinema - from Metropolis to Terminator to The Matrix - and contemporary work on the culture of technology.
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Overview

Cyberpunk and Cyberculture explores the work of a wide range of writers- Acker, Cadigan, Rucker, Shierley, Sterling, Williams and, of course, Gibson - setting their work in the context of science fiction, other literary genres, genre cinema - from Metropolis to Terminator to The Matrix - and contemporary work on the culture of technology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780485006070
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 7/20/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.06 (w) x 7.81 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Dani Cavallaro is a freelance writer specializing in literary studies, critical and cultural theory and the visual arts. Her publications include The Gothic Vision, Critical and Cultural Theory and Cyberpunk and Cyberculture.

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Table of Contents

Preface
A brief guide to the book
Introduction: Science fiction and cyberpunk 1
1 Cyberpunk and virtual technologies 23
2 Cyberpunk, technology and mythology 41
3 Cyberpunk and the body 72
4 Cyberpunk, gender and sexuality 109
5 Cyberpunk and the city 133
6 Cyberpunk and the Gothic 164
Epilogue: Cyberpunk and memory 204
References 215
Guide to further reading 237
Bibliography 241
Index 251
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