Terminal Identity The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction

ISBN-10: 0822313405

ISBN-13: 9780822313403

Edition: 1993

Authors: Scott Bukatman

List price: $29.95 Buy it from $3.99
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


"A major addition to the critical study of science fiction. . . . [Bukatman's] analyses of the tropes and metaphors found in recent SF illuminate key areas of concern for postmodernism generally."--Larry McCaffery, editor of "Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and Postmodern Fiction"
New Starting from $33.31
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS PowerPoint® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/20/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Scott Bukatmanis Professor of Film and Media Studies at Stanford University. He is the author of many books, includingTerminal Identityand, most recently,Matters of Gravity: Special Effects and Supermen in the Twentieth Century.

Terminal Image
The Image Addict
The Society of the Spectacle
Cut-ups and White Noise
J. G. Ballard and the Mediascape
The Man Who Fell to Earth - Loving the Alien
The Schizoculture of Philip K. Dick
Superheroes for a New Era
American Flagg! and Nam June Paik
Max Headroom - 20 Minutes into the Future
The Image Virus
The Electronic Nervous System
The Electronic Virus
William Burroughs, the Nova Mob, and the Silence Virus
Burroughs and Cronenberg - Word and Body
Ubik and the Reality Fix
Videodrome - The Death of Representation
Terminal Space
Introduction - Electronic Space
The Cybernetic (City) State
Blade Runner and Fractal Geography
The Production of Cyberspace
The Paraspaces of Science Fiction
Worlds in Collision
Urban Zones and Cyber Zones
Return to Paraspace (Into the Quanta)
The SF Text as Paraspace
Coda - Baudrillard in the Zone
Terminal Penetration
Narrative and Virtual Realities
Fun in Cyberspace
Jacking in
"True Names"
Cyberspace Cowboys - Kinetic Urban Subjects
Cyberspace and the Omnipotence of Thoughts
A Tactics of Kinesis
TRON - Cinema in Cyberspace
There's Always . . . Tomorrowland
Terminal Flesh
Lifestyles of the Electronically Enhanced
The Persistence of Memory
Cyberpunks with a Plan
Terminal Cyborgs
Into the Plasma Pool
The Extrusion of the Flesh
The Fly
Blood Music
Schismatrix - Living in the Posthuman Solar System
Bataille and the New Flesh
Cosmic Continuity
Panic Subjects in the Machine Civilization
Buttonheads, Wireheads, and Charge Addicts
Boys' Toys from Hell
Terminal Resistance/Cyborg Acceptance
Terminal Resistance
The Armored Body (and the Armored Arnold)
Feminist Resistance and a Romance Novel for Cyborgs
Cyborg Acceptance
The End of Eden
The Body without Organs
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.