William Gibson | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Miriyam Glazer

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of William Gibson.
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Critical Essay by Miriyam Glazer

SOURCE: Glazer, Miriyam. “‘What is Within Now Seen Without’: Romanticism, Neuromanticism, and the Death of the Imagination in William Gibson's Fictive World.” Journal of Popular Culture 23, no. 3 (winter 1989): 155–64.

In the following essay, Glazer traces recent developments in science fiction and places Gibson within the context of the science fiction genre.

If the chaos of the nineties reflects a radical shift in paradigms of visual literacy, the final shift away from the Lascaux/Gutenberg tradition of a pre-holographic society, what should we expect from this newer technology, with [its] promise of discrete encoding and subsequent reconstruction of the full range of sensory perception?

—William Gibson, “Fragments of a Hologram Rose,” Burning Chrome

Author of the acclaimed, award-winning novel Neuromancer, as well as of Count Zero, Mona Lisa Overdrive and the...

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