Neuromancer | Critical Essay by Tony Myers

This literature criticism consists of approximately 30 pages of analysis & critique of Neuromancer.
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Critical Essay by Tony Myers

SOURCE: Myers, Tony. “The Postmodern Imaginary in William Gibson's Neuromancer.Modern Fiction Studies 47, no. 4 (winter 2001): 887-909.

In the following essay, Myers examines how Gibson utilizes the concept of cyberspace in Neuromancer to create a postmodern narrative setting.

Much of William Gibson's novel Neuromancer is centered around cyberspace, or the matrix as it is alternatively called, the representational innovation for which his work has become famous. It is first defined for the reader via the narration of a children's educational program: “Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts. … A graphic representation of data abstracted from the banks of every computer in the human system. Unthinkable complexity. Lines of light ranged in the nonspace of the mind, clusters and constellations of data...

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