'... an important advance in this new and very important subject... literature is about to become even more interesting.' - Edward O. Wilson
'...A complex and usefully provocative contribution to the field. Laudably ambitious and readable, it deserves to stimulate debate among those of us trying to work out the place of literary studies in a predominantly scientific age.' - Jon Adams, London School of Economics, BSLA Reviews
About the Author
Peter Swirski is the Head of American Studies at the University of Hong Kong. His key research areas are twentieth-century American literature and culture, including popular fiction and film; critical theory, especially aesthetics, genre theory, game theory, and epistemology; and the work of science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem.