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Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep?

A Science-Fictional Theory of Representation

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674055179

Publication Date: 01/15/2011

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316 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

World

  • Introduction: Lyric Mimesis
  • Interlude: Do Metaphors Dream of Literal Sleep?
  • 1. The Globalized World
  • 2. Cyberspace in the 1990s
  • 3. War Trauma
  • 4. Postmemory Han
  • 5. Robot Rights
  • Epilogue: A Science-Fictional Theory of Reality
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Credits
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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