9780791451557

Moral Tales and Meditations : Technological Parables and Refractions

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791451557

  • ISBN10:

    0791451550

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Author Biography

Michael Joyce is Associate Professor of English at Vassar College

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Acknowledgments xv
MORAL TALES AND MEDITATIONS
Colossus
3(12)
Reflection
15(12)
FIRST MEDITATION
At Home with a New Thing
27(4)
Storm Tossed
31(8)
White Moths
39(6)
SECOND MEDITATION
Time Zones
45(4)
Speed of Light
49(8)
A Man on the Moon
57(12)
THIRD MEDITATION
Memory Picnic
69(4)
Seraph
73(8)
FOURTH MEDITATION
Recursion, Virtuality, and Simulacrum
81(4)
Another Land
85(10)
FIFTH MEDITATION
Amusement Parks
95(4)
Saint Someone
99(12)
SIXTH MEDITATION
Space (and Time)
111(6)
THREE LAST PIECES
Real Life
117(10)
The Persistance of the Ordinary
127(12)
The Future of Fiction and Other Large Phrases
139(6)
Afterword 145(2)
Helene Cixous
Works Cited 147

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