"A major addition to the critical study of science fiction. . . . [Bukatman's] analyses of the tropes and metaphors found in recent SF illuminate key areas of concern for postmodernism generally."—Larry McCaffery, editor of Storming the Reality Studio: A Casebook of Cyberpunk and Postmodern Fiction
"Scott Bukatman is a smart man who has been thinking hard and paying a lot of attention. People should listen to him."—Bruce Sterling, author of The Hacker Crackdown:Law and Disorder on the Electronic Frontier
"This book should appeal to . . . anyone in the humanities disciplines working within the discourses of postmodernism. The scholarship is absolutely superior."—Vivian Sobchack, author of Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film
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Scott Bukatman is Associate Professor of Art and Art History at Stanford University. He is the author of Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction, published by Duke University Press.