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

It seems impossible to overstate the cultural and literary impact of Neuromancer, William Gibson's 1984, original paperback novel that, in the mid-1990s, exploded into the mainstream. The novel, a fast-paced, gritty, Raymond Chandler-like meditation on a computing-fueled dystopia of the near ...

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