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Science Fiction, New Space Opera, and Neoliberal Globalism : Nostalgia for Infinity (Hardcover) (Jerome

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New Space Opera is a recent subgenre within science fiction that displays a canny engagement with contemporary cultural politics in the age of globalization. This book offers close readings of the evolving canon of the genre to show how its complex political allegories can be seen as a response to the powerful contemporary ideology of neoliberalism and its championing of free-market ideas. A timely look at a branch of science fiction that is deeply engaged with the problems of the present even as it casts its eye to far futures, Science Fiction, New Space Opera, and Neoliberal Globalism offers readers and scholars alike a chance to appreciate a thriving area of popular literature.
 
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Literary Criticism
Series Title: New Dimensions in Science Fiction
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Jerome Winter
Language: English
Street Date: February 15, 2017
TCIN: 51714321
UPC: 9781783169443
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-8547
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