One of the most striking features of Neuromancer is its surface texture. Gibson creates the sights, sounds, smells, and sensations of...
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Bibliography (Masterplots II: American Fiction Series, Revised Edition)
Delany, Samuel. Silent Interviews: On Language, Race, Sex, Science Fiction, and Some Comics. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1994. Pages 172-174 deal specifically with Gibson, and there are other comments on Gibson and cyberpunk sprinkled through the book. By an author often associated with the New Wave.
Dozois, Gardner, ed. Modern Classics of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1991. The editor’s introduction to Gibson’s story “The Winter Market” summarizes Gibson’s career until 1991.
Hartwell, David, ed. The Science Fiction Century. New York: Tom Doherty...
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