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Smith, Eric D
Globalization, utopia, and postcolonial science fiction : new maps of hope / Eric D. Smith
Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
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 4th Floor  PN3433.5 .S58 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Science fiction -- History and criticism
Subject Developing countries -- Literatures
Subject(s) Literature and globalization
Utopias in literature
Postcolonialism in literature
Physical Description viii, 244 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index
Contents 1. "Fictions where a man could live" : worldlessness against the void in Salman Rushdie's Grimus -- 2. "The only way out is through" : spaces of narrative and the narrative of space in Nalo Hopkinson's Midnight robber -- 3. There's no splace like home : domesticity, difference, and the "long space" of short fiction in Vandana Singh's The woman who thought she was a planet -- 4. Claiming the futures that are, or, The cunning of history in Amitav Ghosh's The Calcutta chromosome and Manjula Padmanabhan's "Gandhi-toxin" -- 5. Mob zombies, alien nations, and cities of the undead : monstrous subjects and the post-millennial nomos in I am legend and District 9 -- 6. Third-world punks, or, Watch out for the worlds behind you
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