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Computers in Fiction
fictional computing in the 20th century

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Powers, Richard. Galatea 2.2


New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1995 AbeBooks.co.uk

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Helen is an AI built in order to prove it can pass an exam of literature. It 'lives' in a large number of computers. It has a keen interest in the fiction her mentor Richard feeds into it.
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criticism:

Miller, D. Quentin. "Deeper Blues, or the Posthuman Prometheus: Cybernetic Renewal and the Late-Twentieth-Century American Novel." American Literature 77.2 (2005): 379-407.


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