Un MacGuffin a escala inmensa: 'Zero History', de William Gibson (A MacGuffin of Ultimate Scale: William Gibson's 'Zero History')

4 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2015

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

Spanish Abstract: Analizamos la novela de William Gibson 'Zero History' (2010) en relación a los conceptos de control de la información y de 'topsight' o perspectiva dominante en la era de Internet. Prestamos especial atención a la función reflexiva metafictional de la perspectiva dominante, y a su papel en la construcción estética de la novela en tanto que artefacto perspectivístico.

English Abstract: An analysis of William Gibson's novel 'Zero History' (2010) with reference to the concepts of informational control and topsight in the age of the Internet. Special attention is paid to the metafictional reflexive function of topsight, and to its role in the aesthetic construction of the novel as a perspectival artifact.

Note: Downloadable document is in Spanish.

Keywords: Information, Internet, William Gibson, Literature, Novel, Data mining, Topsight, Metafiction, Aesthetic construction, Narratology

Suggested Citation

Garcia Landa, Jose Angel, Un MacGuffin a escala inmensa: 'Zero History', de William Gibson (A MacGuffin of Ultimate Scale: William Gibson's 'Zero History') (2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2693656

Jose Angel Garcia Landa (Contact Author)

Universidad de Zaragoza ( email )

Gran Via 2
Zaragoza, 50005
Spain

HOME PAGE: http://www.garcialanda.net

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