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Cyberpunk

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The literary genre called cyberpunk, which is most closely aligned with science fiction, arose in the early 1980s. It was popularized by what remains its defining work, William Gibson's 1984 novel Neuromancer, although it was also given a ...

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