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Rough Guide to a Lonely Planet, from Nemo to Neo

Bould, M. (2009) Rough Guide to a Lonely Planet, from Nemo to Neo. In: Bould, M. and Mieville, C., eds. (2009) Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction. Pluto Press (UK), pp. 1-26. ISBN 978-0745327310 Available from:

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This essay argues that sf has long been engaged in mapping - often unconsciously – the processes of globalisation and empire. It illustrates this argument with analyses of Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas and the Wachowski brothers Matrix trilogy.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Jules Verne, The Matrix, sf, globalisation
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Arts and Cultural Industries
ID Code:8062
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:28 Jun 2010 15:25
Last Modified:18 May 2015 15:07

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