Science Fiction and Digital Technologies in Argentine and Brazilian Culture

Science Fiction and Digital Technologies in Argentine and Brazilian Culture

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Many fictional narratives produced in Brazil and Argentina borrow the tropes of postmodern science fiction, in particular the subgenre 'cyberpunk, ' to examine the shifting nature of power in neoliberal society. King examines how this phenomenon leads to a marshalling of national discourses toward a market-governed qcontrol societyq and explores new models of agency beyond that of the individual. Utilizing cultural theory to examine Argentine and Brazilian comics, digital technology, and literature, this book traces flows of culture and power in an increasingly globalized world.The third section focuses on the comic book series Cybersix, first published in Argentina between 1993 and 1999, and the graphic fiction produced by the Brazilian author and artist LourenAso Mutarelli. Cybersix, the comic book series, tracesanbsp;...


Title:Science Fiction and Digital Technologies in Argentine and Brazilian Culture
Author: Edward King
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-09-12
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