Strange Divisions and Alien Territories explores the sub-genres of science fiction from the perspectives of a range of top SF authors. Combining a critical viewpoint with the exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing authors working in the field, contributors include Michael Swanwick, Catherine Asaro and Paul di Filippo.In the novella Bicentennial Man (1976), the robot NDR-113 gradually transforms himself into the human Andrew Martin, before finally allowing himself to die on his 200th ... Does a robot have to be android, or gynoid (or androgynoid?) ... part in plots, indeed their transcendence most frequently occurs at the end of the story .
|Title||:||Strange Divisions and Alien Territories|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2012-02-10|