Politics in Science Fiction: Liu Cixin’s Remembrance of the Earth’s Past series

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Politics in Science Fiction: Liu Cixin’s Remembrance of the Earth’s Past series

Type: Bachelor thesis
Title: Politics in Science Fiction: Liu Cixin’s Remembrance of the Earth’s Past series
Author: Kaburis, Panagiotis
Issue Date: 2018
Keywords: science fiction
Liu Cixin
The Three-Body Problem
The Dark Forest
Death's End
Remembrance of the Earth's Past
climate change
politics in fiction
critique through metaphor
China
Abstract: Literary analysis of Liu Cixin's Remembrance of the Earth's Past series. The thesis comprises summaries of all three books in the series, and a literary analysis of what the author believes to be the political message in those books. This is further supported by a literature review on the field of science fiction studies and textual proof of said claims.
Description: Read the books, they're awesome.
Supervisor: Schneider, Florian A.
Faculty: Faculty of Humanities
Department: Chinastudies (Bachelor)
Specialisation: China studies
ECTS Credits: 10
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/50737
 

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