Surveying the vast expanse of politically-charged science fiction, this book posits that the defining dilemma for these tales rests in whether identity and meaning germinate from progressive linear changes or progress, or from a continuous return to primitive realities of war, death and the competition for survival.Through science fiction we face, and refuse to face, uncomfortable truths. These are the stories we tell ourselves ... There are not any robots in King Wallacea#39;s 1892 science fiction novel The Next War: A Prediction. But the book is nonetheless aanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Boundaries in Political Science Fiction|
|Author||:||Donald M. Hassler, Clyde Wilcox|
|Publisher||:||Univ of South Carolina Press - 2008|