Related Topics

Books Like Galatea 2.2 by Richard Powers | Suggested Reading

Richard Powers
This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Galatea 2.2.
This section contains 95 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Galatea 2.2 Short Guide

Aside from the titles mentioned above, the literary work that comes most immediately to mind when one reads Galatea 2.2 is Karel and Josef Capek's R. U. R., in which the robots perform menial tasks heroically but finally develop to the point that two of them fall in love.

Elements of this novel are related to Powers's second book, Prisoner's Dilemma (1988), which shares with it a strong autobiographical affinity. Galatea 2.2, however, is much more revealing autobiographically than Prisoner's Dilemma. Its autobiographical elements are less fictionalized than they were in Powers's earlier novel.

(read more)

This section contains 95 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Galatea 2.2 Short Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Galatea 2.2 from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook