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Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction

  • Authors
  • Gerald Alva MillerJr.

Part of the American Literature Readings in the 21st Century book series (ALTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction The Genre of the Non-Place: Science Fiction as Critical Theory

  3. Science Fictions of Estrangement

  4. Science Fictions of the Present

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

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 191-238

About this book

Introduction

Through its engagement with different kinds of texts, Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction represents a new way of approaching both science fiction and critical theory, and its uses both to question what it means to be human in digital era.

Keywords

critical theory fiction gender Narrative realism technology time

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