Science fiction (or sci-fi) often lauds itself as the "literature of ideas"--but how accurate is that? Reviews and analysis of sci-fi feature here regularly.
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Has Science Fiction Ever Been Modern?

How modern is sci-fi, anway? Its Golden Age featured narratives of ascent and decline, the binary of Foundation or A Canticle for Leibowitz. But modernity is more complicated than either progress or regress.
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