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The Resource World weavers : globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution, edited by Wong Kin Yuen, Gary Westfahl and Amy Kit-sze Chan, (electronic resource)

World weavers : globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution, edited by Wong Kin Yuen, Gary Westfahl and Amy Kit-sze Chan, (electronic resource)

Label
World weavers : globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution
Title
World weavers
Title remainder
globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution
Statement of responsibility
edited by Wong Kin Yuen, Gary Westfahl and Amy Kit-sze Chan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1944-
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  • Wong, Kin-yuen
  • Westfahl, Gary
  • Chan, Amy Kit-sze
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Science fiction
  • Cybernetics in literature
Label
World weavers : globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution, edited by Wong Kin Yuen, Gary Westfahl and Amy Kit-sze Chan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-300) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From semaphors and steamships to servers and spaceships: the saga of globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution / Gary Westfahl -- Going mobile: tradition, technology, and the cultural monad / George Slusser -- Urge et Orbe: a prehistory of the postmodern world city / Howard V. Hendrix -- 2001, or a cyberpalace odyssey: toward the ideographic imagination / Takayuki Tatsumi -- The genealogy of the cyborg in Japanese popular culture / Sharalyn Orbaugh -- Hermeneutics and Taiwan science fiction / Wong Kin Yuen -- Is utopia obsolete? Imploding boundaries in Neal Stephenson's The diamond age / N. Katherine Hayles -- Tales of futures passed: the Kipling continuum and other lost worlds of science fiction / Andy Sawyer -- Globalization in Japanese science fiction, 1900 and 1963: The seabed warship and its re-interpretation . Thonmas Schnellbacher -- The limits of "humanity" in comparative perspective: Cordwainer Smith and the Soushenji / Lisa Raphals -- The idea of the Asian in Philip K. Dick's The man in the high castle / Jake Jakaitis -- Godzilla's travels: the evolution of a globalized gargantuan / Gary Westfahl -- Black secret technology: African technological subjects / Gerald Gaylard -- The teeth of the new cockatoo: mutation and trauma in Greg Egan's Teranesia / Chris Palmer -- When cyberfeminism meets Chinese philosophy: computer, weaving and women / Amy Kit-sze Chan -- Hollywood enters the dragon / Véronique Flambard-Weisbart -- Romeo must die: action and agency in Hollywood and Hong Kong action films / Susanne Rieser and Susanne Lummerding
Control code
EBC677183
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 307 p
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC677183
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL677183
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10388015
  • (CaONFJC)MIL270738
  • (OCoLC)650586912
Label
World weavers : globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution, edited by Wong Kin Yuen, Gary Westfahl and Amy Kit-sze Chan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-300) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From semaphors and steamships to servers and spaceships: the saga of globalization, science fiction, and the cybernetic revolution / Gary Westfahl -- Going mobile: tradition, technology, and the cultural monad / George Slusser -- Urge et Orbe: a prehistory of the postmodern world city / Howard V. Hendrix -- 2001, or a cyberpalace odyssey: toward the ideographic imagination / Takayuki Tatsumi -- The genealogy of the cyborg in Japanese popular culture / Sharalyn Orbaugh -- Hermeneutics and Taiwan science fiction / Wong Kin Yuen -- Is utopia obsolete? Imploding boundaries in Neal Stephenson's The diamond age / N. Katherine Hayles -- Tales of futures passed: the Kipling continuum and other lost worlds of science fiction / Andy Sawyer -- Globalization in Japanese science fiction, 1900 and 1963: The seabed warship and its re-interpretation . Thonmas Schnellbacher -- The limits of "humanity" in comparative perspective: Cordwainer Smith and the Soushenji / Lisa Raphals -- The idea of the Asian in Philip K. Dick's The man in the high castle / Jake Jakaitis -- Godzilla's travels: the evolution of a globalized gargantuan / Gary Westfahl -- Black secret technology: African technological subjects / Gerald Gaylard -- The teeth of the new cockatoo: mutation and trauma in Greg Egan's Teranesia / Chris Palmer -- When cyberfeminism meets Chinese philosophy: computer, weaving and women / Amy Kit-sze Chan -- Hollywood enters the dragon / Véronique Flambard-Weisbart -- Romeo must die: action and agency in Hollywood and Hong Kong action films / Susanne Rieser and Susanne Lummerding
Control code
EBC677183
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 307 p
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC677183
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL677183
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10388015
  • (CaONFJC)MIL270738
  • (OCoLC)650586912

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