AffiliationUniversity of Chester
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AbstractWhen Isaac Asimov began to expand the fictional universe of his acclaimed Foundation Trilogy in 1982—almost thirty years after the publication of its prior entry, Second Foundation (1953)—he did so with the express intention of assimilating its continuity into a unified “history of the future” with his Robot and Galactic Empire series. Although the Foundation Universe has received little critical attention to date as a unified series, the analysis of it cumulatively reveals its significantly mundane and repetitive aspects. Demonstrably, the rhetorical function of such banal components renders the series conspicuously posthuman.
CitationHay, J. (2021). The posthuman trajectory of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Universe. The New York Review of Science Fiction, 31(1), no. 355, 13-19.
PublisherBurrowing Wombat Press
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