English  |  正體中文  |  简体中文  |  Items with full text/Total items : 51296/86402 (59%)
Visitors : 8159784      Online Users : 63
RC Version 7.0 © Powered By DSPACE, MIT. Enhanced by NTU Library & TKU Library IR team.
Scope Tips:
  • please add "double quotation mark" for query phrases to get precise results
  • please goto advance search for comprehansive author search
  • Adv. Search
    HomeLoginUploadHelpAboutAdminister Goto mobile version
    Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://tkuir.lib.tku.edu.tw:8080/dspace/handle/987654321/109294


    Title: Wellspring of Optimism, a Review of “Hieroglyph: Stories and Visions for a Better Future”
    Authors: Sampson, Lynda
    Date: 2015-12
    Issue Date: 2017-01-16 14:55:59 (UTC+8)
    Publisher: 淡江大學未來學研究所
    Abstract: Contemporary popular culture has a burden to carry. The mood of the global populace appears awash with a sense of desperate and dark days ahead for the planet, fuelled by debate over the attendant fallout of resource depletion, biodiversity collapse, climate weirdness, energy descent and population growth. Weighed down by a sense of un-nameable dread and impending doom, the fodder of everyday entertainment often reads as a litany of dystopia. It is little wonder, then, that many of our most popular contemporary works of fiction are based in socially imploding settings; parallel worlds in which personal power saves the day over makebelieve monsters; or futuristic worlds where horror and oppression are rife.
    Relation: Journal of Futures Studies 20(2), pp.141-144
    DOI: 10.6531/JFS.2015.20(2).B141
    Appears in Collections:[未來研究叢刊] 第20卷第2期

    Files in This Item:

    File Description SizeFormat
    index.html0KbHTML60View/Open

    All items in 機構典藏 are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved.


    DSpace Software Copyright © 2002-2004  MIT &  Hewlett-Packard  /   Enhanced by   NTU Library & TKU Library IR teams. Copyright ©   - Feedback