Chapter 15. Science Fiction and Postmodernism

  1. David Seed
  1. Veronica Hollinger

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997055.ch16

A Companion to Science Fiction

A Companion to Science Fiction

How to Cite

Hollinger, V. (2005) Science Fiction and Postmodernism, in A Companion to Science Fiction (ed D. Seed), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997055.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112185

Online ISBN: 9780470997055

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Keywords:

  • distance;
  • latinity;
  • desire;
  • allusions;
  • plays

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Science Fiction becomes Postmodern

  • “Postmodern”

  • Postmodernist Self-Reflexivity

  • Cyberpunk and Other Denaturalizations of Human/Nature

  • Theory: Lyotard and Jameson

  • “The SF of Theory”: Baudrillard and Haraway

  • Signs of the Postmodern