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Science Fiction RebelsThe Story of the Science-Fiction Magazines from 1981 to 1990$
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Mike Ashley

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781781382608

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.001.0001

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The First Revolution: Cyberpunk Days

The First Revolution: Cyberpunk Days

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(p.18) 2 The First Revolution: Cyberpunk Days
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Science Fiction Rebels
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Mike Ashley

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DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9781781382608.003.0002

Charts the emergence of cyberpunk, especially through the pages of OMNI, and considers its leading authors, including William Gibson, Pat Cadigan, Bruce Sterling and John Shirley. It also considers the growth of ASIMOV’S SF MAGAZINE under the editorship of Shawna McCarthy who strove to publish more challenging and daring stories. Between these two magazines science fiction began to undergo a new revolution. Even ANALOG, the most conventional of the sf magazines, saw changes introducing more challenging high-tech stories exploring nanotechnology and the technological singularity.

Keywords:   Cyberpunk, Radical sf, New Wave, Omni, Nanotechnology, Singularity, William Gibson, Pat Cadigan, John Shirley, Bruce Sterling

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