Essays Tagged: "Brian Aldiss"

The writing styles of 2 prominent british science fiction authors. Mary Wollenstonecraft Shelley and Herbert George Wells

secluded parade grounds where private fantasy and public event meet. They call it entertainment'. (Aldiss Billion 1) This quote is interpreted to mean that, in the genre of science fiction there is a ... fiction. However several British novels were categorized as scientific romances before the 1920's. (Aldiss Trillion 27)Before Frankenstein the only forms of science fiction were 'the plays of Aristoph ...

(7 pages) 57 0 5.0 Oct/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A comparative study of the concept of dystopia in Brian Aldiss' short story "Super Toys Last All Summer Long" and its cinematographic adaptation, Artificial Intelligence.

ended use of dystopia and its focus on the human/machine relationships, to be a worthy extension of Brian Aldiss' short stories, going deeper than what the author originally anticipated. To fully gras ... asy to see Kubrick's intellect in Artificial Intelligence, and how it ties in perfectly and adds to Brian Aldiss' themes and story. As he had shown in 2001: A Space Odyssey, Kubrick was interested in ...

(9 pages) 63 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies


the Badlands, where genetic mutations in a poisoned world have gone wild, is particularly evocative.Brian Aldiss would no doubt sympathise, it is all pretty gothic. He did something similar in his own ...

(2 pages) 17 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A.I: How the film relates to the concept of reinventions with links to novel "Life of Pi"

human emotion and nature important. The short story, “Super-Toys Last All Summer Long” by Brian Aldiss, was reinvented to create the film A.I. The film is a reinvention of fairytales as feat ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Science Fiction And Gender:

In his book Billion Year Spree; the True History of Science Fiction, Brian Aldiss wrote that Science Fiction is an "all-male escapist power fantasy" written by "Philisti ... eriously deal with these questions. Although the time does not seem too far off.Works Cited Aldiss, Brian. Billion Year Spree; the True History of Science Fiction. New York: Doubleday, 1973.Le Guin, U ...

(8 pages) 12 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Flight 063" by Brian Aldiss - Analysis

The poem “Flight 063” by Brian Aldiss compares the business flight 063 to Icarus’ grand flight. Aldiss shows a different ... take heed “silly limitations as the melting point of wax” (28-29).Sources: Flight 063 by Brian Aldiss

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Adulthood of Children

to give.” - Ellen Glasgow“When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults” – Brian W. Aldiss* * *The sun is pursued by the billowy clouds and pushed just over the horizon; the s ...

(3 pages) 340 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Loneliness in "Supertoys Last all Summer Long"

chole LarabeeProfessor JettEnglish B1AFebruary 2, 2014Loneliness in "Supertoys Last All Summer Long"Brian Aldiss's "Supertoys Last All Summer Long" is a short story that depicts on how Monica is alone ... ll 683) to fill the void until their number gets drawn in the population lottery.Works CitedAldiss, Brian. "Supertoys Last All Summer Long." Adaptations: From Short Story to Big Screen. Ed. Stephanie ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security