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Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsChapter (peer-reviewed)

Published

Publication date2005
Host publicationA companion to science fiction
EditorsDavid Seed
Place of publicationOxford
PublisherBlackwell
Pages489-499
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781405112185
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This chapter considers Ray Bradbury's 1950s dystopia, Fahrenheit 451, in terms of Cold War contexts, the mode of utopian and dystopian writing, Bradbury's critique of popular or mass culture, and issues of gender.