This item we modern people science fiction and the making of russian modernity early classics of science by anindita banerjee paperback 2394 only 4 left in stock more on the way ships from and sold by amazoncom. In documenting the unusual relationship between russian science fiction and russian modernity this book offers a new critical perspective on the relationship between science technology the fictional imagination and the consciousness of being modern. We modern people science fiction and the making of russian modernity by anindita banerjee by anindita banerjee middletown ct wesleyan university press 2012 viii 206 pp paper 2495. Science fiction emerged in russia considerably earlier than its english version and instantly became the hallmark of russian modernity we modern people investigates why science fiction appeared here on the margins of europe before the genre had even been named and what it meant for people who lived under conditions that leon trotsky . Wesleyans early classics of science fiction series offers scholarly editions of important literary works in the science fiction genre many in translation for the first time we modern people science fiction and the making of russian modernity how science fiction forged a unique russian vision of modernity distinct from western models
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