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The culture of "the culture" : Utopian processes in Iain M. Banks's space opera series / Joseph S. Norman.

Author/Creator:
Norman, Joseph (Teacher of creative writing) author.
Publication:
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 285 pages : illustration ; 24 cm.
Series:
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies ; 65.
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies ; 65
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Subjects:
Banks, Iain, 1954-2013. Culture novel.
Banks, Iain, 1954-2013 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Banks, Iain, 1954-2013.
Science fiction, English.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. World Systems: Imperialism, Interventions, the Technologiade
2. Thinking the Break: The Culture as Postscarcity Utopia
3. Posthuman Culture: Senescence, Rejuvenescence, (Im)mortality
4. The Handy Wo/Man: Feminism, Space Opera, Ambisexuality
5. Reason Shapes the Future: Atheism, Humanism, Quasi-Religion
6. Whole-Tone Scales Reaching Forever: Art in Utopia, Utopian Art.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-280) and index.
ISBN:
1789621747
9781789621747
OCLC:
1120943463