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Research Article: The Martian Chronicles

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The Martian Chronicles

by Ray Bradbury

While Ray Bradbury (1920–) is best known as a science-fiction writer, no one genre adequately subsumes all of his work. Bradbury is at once deeply interested in technology and suspicious of its misuse. He has refused to drive a car or to ride in an airplane, yet has written lyrically about space travel, and his stories are full of speculations about the benefits and dangers of machines (Mogen, p. 22). He tends not to share the traditional interest of other science-fiction writers in speculating on how a new technology might physically operate. Instead, Bradbury’s work is often very like a complex and intelligent fairy tale, in which machines, for good or ill, work the magic. While Bradbury’s stories always have some element of the fantastic, this element may just as easily take the form of a pretty young...

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