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Witness to the End of the World: colonialism, the scientific romance and Michael Moorcock's Nomad of the Time Streams trilogy

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Journal publication date2005
JournalFoundation: The International Review of Science Fiction
Journal number1
Volume34
Number of pages9
Pages40-48
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

This article argues that Michael Moorcock, one of great re-writers and pasticheurs of post-war British writing, uses the form of the Wellsian scientific romance to explore the discourses of colonialism, exposing the ideological premises of imperial adventure fiction from within.