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The Cosmic Puppets (Gollancz)

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Of Japan's influence on the genre, William Gibson said, "Modern Japan simply was cyberpunk." [11] Cyberpunk is often set in urbanized, artificial landscapes, and "city lights, receding" was used by Gibson as one of the genre's first metaphors for cyberspace and virtual reality. [16] One of the cyberpunk genre's prototype characters is Case, from Gibson's Neuromancer. [17] Case is a "console cowboy," a brilliant hacker who has betrayed his organized criminal partners.
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Nexus: Nexus Arc Book 1

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JAMES GUNN): Since The Road to Science Fiction stops to consider stories after 1977, the cyberpunk movement cannot be covered with this anthology WESLEYAN ANTHOLOGY OF SCIENCE FICTION (ED. Sketchy world government using spy satellites and transhumanist super-soldiers to do their dirty work? Cyberpunk never was just a literary genre. It’s grand stuff, though at times so grand that it can be a bit exhausting.
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Silent Clarion: Death in a Northern Town

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Literary theory reflects the newfound status science fiction garners. Set in a very near future, it follows the adventures of bike messenger Chevette Washington and disgraced cop Berry Rydell, who get caught up in a McGuffin chase when Washington impulsively steals a pair of special, high tech glasses. This one creeps up on you before it knocks you over and dishes out an atomic wedgie. Dick's brilliant novel What does Case see in the face of the dead 3Jane? (It turns out later that this is not the real 3Jane, by the way.) What is suggested by the fact that a fiberoptic cable is connected to her neck?
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Glass Houses: Avatars Dance, Book 1

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Neuromancer is loaded with allusions to The Velvet Underground, and both the pre-punk (Bowie), the post-punk (Laurie Anderson), and, as a study in apocalyptic references, to Gram Parsons. Brian Aldiss once characterised good sf as not so much "What if..." as "My God! Valente uses the term "mythpunk" to describe a subgenre of mythic fiction which starts in folklore and myth and adds elements of postmodern literary techniques.
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The Pixelated World (The Origin of experiment Cerebe

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Lee's Greater Hong Kong (also see Warren et al. 1998). In one definition, projection is “to forecast or predict” making the projections of a pursuit like science fiction something of a speculation. Gibson wrote noir, the Matrix is an action movie, and System Shock is an RPG. Jameson’s use of the term “projection” is really crucial here, as it puns on multiple meanings of the word, all of which elucidate different dimensions of Jameson’s thesis.
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Dissolution: A Dystopian Novella

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There is a lesson in such stories: Power cables and headphone cords may be irritating, but they also serve as tethers, helping bind us to a world that we can manage. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data. Shadowrun borrows blatantly and shamelessly from William Gibson 's work, right down to a big chunk of the terminology used (Matrix, Street Samurai, etc). The science fiction and fantasy writer's biggest challenge is to make them truly one-of-a-kind, and go two steps beyond to make them real. "What may be more difficult for a science fiction/fantasy writer is that the characters must be as fully human (even if they're not human), sympathetic (even if they're not particularly nice), and understandable as any character in a work of realistic fiction," explains Katcher.
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The Island of Hope

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DUB > SUB, if only because I don’t think the creators wanted big letters covering the bottom of the frame in every scene. It’s the Tea Party of contemporary US sci-fi. Or the explanation is pseudo-science that sounds plausibly whiz-bangy but doesn’t really explain anything. Anthologies depend a lot on the tastes and biases of their editors. The only point I want to add is to address whether or not the Harry Potter phenomenon has had an effect on children's publishers. Second, a conventional Ruger 10/22 rifle went up agains the bullpup configuration of the Ruger 10/22 rifle.
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Collected Science Fiction Short Stories: Volume Four (Volume

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It makes me want to run and dance The Pony at the same time. In 1993, we followed up the first BCP stack with a one-disk update. I always held on to that, and it migrated into my early fiction, particularly where I would create an ­imaginary artifact in the course of writing and infer the culture that had produced it. Basically,we are a gathering of central Iowa science fiction and fantasy fans. Science fiction studies has a long history dating back to the turn of the 20th century, but it was not until later that science fiction studies solidified as a discipline with the publication of the academic journals Extrapolation (1959), Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction (1972), and Science Fiction Studies (1973), and the establishment of the oldest organizations devoted to the study of science fiction, the Science Fiction Research Association and the Science Fiction Foundation, in 1970.
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Catwalk: Messiah (A Leon "Catwalk" Caliber Story Book 1)

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He’s a sheerly wonderful writer—a master of language, aphorism, imagery, characterization, and attitude. Jameson is not so easily convinced that Gibson is really post-cyberpunk, and opines “Maybe, on the contrary, he is moving closer to the ‘cyberpunk’ with which he is often associated.” He then suggests that the critics bringing Gibson into the “Fiction” fold are actually doing him a disservice, as Jameson validates cyberpunk and science fiction as essential reflections of current society which “Fiction” by its omission in his statement, seems unable to present.
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Marked By The Alpha Wolf: Book One (Braving Darkness 1)

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When taken to simply mean "science fiction that's not hard," it is the most common form of science fiction seen in all forms of media. And they have to be kewl to survive in such an environment. Wilson's work blends magic realism and cyberpunk to explore a region of the world that is far more diverse and complex than any nonfiction book about "the clash of civilizations" could ever admit. Its description of time travel in a four-dimensional universe presaged the cottage industry in theoretical space-time machines that has sprung up among physicists in recent decades.
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