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Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender III (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction continues where Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction (2014) left off. This anthology features ... More


Science Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990

Mike Ashley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382608
eISBN:
9781786945457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the fourth volume in a five-volume series covering the history, development and influence of science fiction magazines within the genre as a whole. This volume covers the 1980s and looks at ... More


“Great Wall Planet”: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction

Veronica Hollinger

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In “‘Great Wall Planet’: Estrangements of Chinese Science Fiction,” Veronica Hollinger offers a few observations about Chinese SF, specifically in terms of its potential to defamiliarize what ... More


Beyond Techno-Orientalism: Virtual Worlds and Identity Tourism in Japanese Cyberpunk

Baryon Tensor Posadas

in Dis-Orienting Planets: Racial Representations of Asia in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811523
eISBN:
9781496811561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811523.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In “Beyond Techno-Orientalism: Virtual Worlds and Identity Tourism in Japanese Cyberpunk,” Baryon Tensor Posadas demonstrates how the impact of techno-Orientalism on Japanese SF opens up an important ... More


Postmodern Authenticity, or, Cyberpunk

Erik Dussere

in America Is Elsewhere: The Noir Tradition in the Age of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199969913
eISBN:
9780199369027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969913.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 6 examines the cyberpunk subgenre. Beginning in the early eighties, films like Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner and novels like William Gibson’s Neuromancer employ the conventions of noir and ... More


Amazing Stories How Science Fiction Sacralizes the Secular

Peter Pels

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the history of science fiction in relation to religious ideas about cosmology, human nature, fate, and techno-science. Documenting the evolution of the literary genre from ... More


Mestizaje and Heterotopia in Ernest Hogan’s High Aztech

Lysa M. Rivera

in Black and Brown Planets: The Politics of Race in Science Fiction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461237
eISBN:
9781626740686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461237.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Lysa M. Rivera, in “Critical Dystopia and Cyborg Consciousness: Ernest Hogan’s Chicano/a Cyberpunk,” examines the relationship between science fiction and experiences of mestizaje, colonialism, and ... More


The First Revolution: Cyberpunk Days

Mike Ashley

in Science Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382608
eISBN:
9781786945457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Charts the emergence of cyberpunk, especially through the pages of OMNI, and considers its leading authors, including William Gibson, Pat Cadigan, Bruce Sterling and John Shirley. It also considers ... More


The Third Rebellion: The SF Underground

Mike Ashley

in Science Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382608
eISBN:
9781786945457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The emergence of cyberpunk and the appearance of a new generation of writers saw the development of a more radical set of magazines for whom OMNI, ASIMOV’S and F&SF did not go far enough. These were ... More


Russi an Comics’ Second Wave

José Alaniz

in Komiks: Comic Art in Russia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604733662
eISBN:
9781604733679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604733662.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the “Second Wave” comics or komiks subculture in Russia from 1991 to the present. It begins with an assessment of the situation not only for comics but for many other areas of ... More


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