Dreams and Nightmares: Science and Technology in Myth and Fiction (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy)
by Mordecai Roshwalk
Edited by Donald E. Palumbo & C.W. Sullivan III
McFarland Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9780786436941
Date: 18 April 2008 List Price $35.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Product Description: This book studies the treatment of science and technology from ancient myths to current works, demonstrating the importance of science to human civilization as evidenced in literature. Works studied include the Bible, Greek mythology, tales from the Middle Ages (including those about the Golem and Dr. Faustus), Gulliver's Travels, Frankenstein, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and works by Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, George Orwell, Bertrand Russell, and Aldous Huxley, among others.