Beyond Cyberpunk: New Critical Perspectives (Routledge by Graham J. Murphy,Sherryl Vint PDF

By Graham J. Murphy,Sherryl Vint

This publication is a suite of essays that considers the continued cultural relevance of the cyberpunk style into the recent millennium. Cyberpunk isn't any longer an emergent phenomenon, yet in our electronic age of CGI-driven leisure, the knowledge economic climate, and globalized capital, we now have by no means extra been wanting a fiction able to enticing with a global formed by means of info expertise. The essays in discover our cyberpunk realities to soberly think again Eighties-era cyberpunk whereas additionally mapping modern cyberpunk. The members search to maneuver past the slender strictures of cyberpunk as outlined within the Eighties and give a contribution to an ongoing dialogue of ways to barter exchanges between info applied sciences, worldwide capitalism, and human social life. The essays supply various views on cyberpunk’s variety and the way this sub-genre is still correct amidst its transformation from a print fiction style right into a extra generalized set of cultural practices, tackling the query of what it really is that cyberpunk narratives proceed to provide us in these intersections of literary, cultural, theoretical, educational, and technocultural environments.

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