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Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep? A Science-Fictional Theory of Representation

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ISBN-10: 0674055179

ISBN-13: 9780674055179

Edition: 2010

Authors: Seo-Young Chu

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In culture and scholarship, science-fictional worlds are perceived as unrealistic and imaginary. Seo-Young Chu challenges this perception of the genre, arguing instead that science fiction is a form of 'high-intensity realism' capable of representing non-imaginary objects that elude more traditional modes of representation.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/15/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 316
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Introduction: Lyric Mimesis
Interlude: Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep?
The Globalized World
Cyberspace in the 1990s
War Trauma
Postmemory Han
Robot Rights
Epilogue: A Science-Fictional Theory of Reality