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Gothic motifs in the fiction of William Gibson

Tatiani G. Rapatzikou

Gothic motifs in the fiction of William Gibson

by Tatiani G. Rapatzikou

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Published by Rodopi in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gibson, William, -- 1948- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Imagery (Psychology) in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and index.

    StatementTatiani G. Rapatzikou.
    SeriesPostmodern studies -- 36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 253 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18838301M
    ISBN 109042017619

      by WIlliam Gibson Viking £, pp William Gibson, branded as a science-fiction writer (Neuromancer his best-known book), tries his hand in Pattern Recognition at London and the present day. William Gibson -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Science-fiction superstar William Gibson’s first graphic novel! The political leaders of have destroyed the world. William Gibson is known primarily as a novelist, with his work ranging from.

    Gibson scholar Tatiani G. Rapatzikou has commented, in Gothic Motifs in the Fiction of William Gibson, on the origin of the notion of cyberspace: Gibson's vision, generated by the monopolising appearance of the terminal image and presented in his creation of the cyberspace matrix, came to him when he saw teenagers playing in video : David J Strumfels. Cyberpunk and Cyberculture: Science Fiction and the Work of William Gibson () and Tatiani G. Rapatzikou’s Gothic Motifs in the Fiction of William Gibson (). The book also contains a number of typos, duplicated words, mysteriously recurring colons, and outright misspellings. Nevertheless, I found Also Make the Heavens an interesting.

    Tatiani G. Rapatzikou is Lecturer in the Department of American Literature and Culture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. She is the author of Gothic Motifs in the Fiction of William Gibson and editor of Η Αμερικανική Ποίηση στην More about Tatiani Rapatzikou.   Nonetheless, the virtues represented in the individual chapters outweigh the shortcomings of the whole, and I salute Shirley Jackson: Essays on the Literary Legacy and hope that it leads to many other similarly informative and .


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