Frankenstien and Neuromancer

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Technology and its dangerous effects on nature and human life as perceived in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein and William Gibson's Neuromancer Science fiction is the search for a definition of man and his status in the universe which will stand on our advanced but confused state of knowledge (science) 1 At first glance this topic could seem rather irrelevant having in mind that the two works are separated by more than a century. During this lapse of …

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…the text 17 Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. Penguin edition 1992. p.39 18 In an interview, to the question of what is cyberspace, Gibson replied: "Cyberspace is a metaphor that allows us to grasp this place where since about the time of the Second World War we've increasingly done so many things that we think of as civilization. Cyberspace is where we do our banking, it's actually where the bank keeps your money these days because it's all direct electroni