The Science Fiction Wasteland

Contributor(s): The Great Courses (Firm) [dst] | Kanopy (Firm) [dst]Publisher number: 1239682 | KanopyPublisher: The Great Courses, 2016Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016Description: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (32 minutes): digital, .flv file, soundContent type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceSubject(s): Education, Primary | LiteratureGenre/Form: Educational films Online resources: A Kanopy streaming video | Cover Image Summary: Not all science fiction predicts technology-driven modern futures. Look at the stories over time that foreshadowed a desolate and bleak future, ravaged by environmental issues, plagues, or cataclysmic events. Examine the five components of apocalyptic stories, the various paradoxes the wasteland-style novels predict or reflect, and some stellar examples from this often bleak subgenre..
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Not all science fiction predicts technology-driven modern futures. Look at the stories over time that foreshadowed a desolate and bleak future, ravaged by environmental issues, plagues, or cataclysmic events. Examine the five components of apocalyptic stories, the various paradoxes the wasteland-style novels predict or reflect, and some stellar examples from this often bleak subgenre..

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