학술논문

Ray Bradbury, Sci-Fi Traditionalist.
Document Type
Article
Source
Modern Age. Winter2024, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p80-84. 5p.
Subject
*SCIENCE fiction
*SPACE colonies
*POLITICAL affiliation
*BOOK burning
*SPACE Age, 1957-
*GRATITUDE
Language
ISSN
0026-7457
Abstract
This article provides a concise overview of the life and work of science fiction author Ray Bradbury. Despite facing criticism during his lifetime, Bradbury became a highly popular author in the 20th century. The article explores his correspondence with various writers and artists, as well as his unique position within the science fiction genre. It also delves into Bradbury's longing for enduring values and his changing political views. Additionally, the article discusses the themes and predictions in Bradbury's novel "Fahrenheit 451," highlighting its exploration of censorship and its potential for different political interpretations. Bradbury accurately foresaw the rise of reality television, mobile devices, and the impact of technology on critical thinking. The text also touches on Bradbury's mixed feelings about space travel and his involvement in promoting it. Overall, this article offers valuable insights into Bradbury's creative process, friendships, and appreciation for life. [Extracted from the article]