Super mechanical super organical: Emily Floyd's science fiction

Barikin, Amelia (2014). Super mechanical super organical: Emily Floyd's science fiction. In Emily Floyd: Far Rainbow (pp. 59-67) Melbourne, VIC, Australia: Heide Museum of Modern Art.

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Author Barikin, Amelia
Title of chapter Super mechanical super organical: Emily Floyd's science fiction
Title of book Emily Floyd: Far Rainbow
Place of Publication Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Publisher Heide Museum of Modern Art
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
ISBN 9781921330339
Chapter number 2
Start page 59
End page 67
Total pages 9
Total chapters 2
Language eng
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...In 1980, science-fiction theorist Darko Suvin described Far Rainbow as a 'clear parable for the price of historical knowledge and progress'. lstvan Csisery-Ronay has interpreted the book as a critical socialist-realist fairytale, calling attention to its anti-nuclear messages and highlighting the narrative's moral and political ambiguities. For Emily Floyd, Far Rainbow offers a starting point for thinking through aspects of theoretical pedagogy, future knowledge, and the constitution of experimental communities...
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