Crimes of the Near Future: Baudrillard / Ballard

Benjamin Noys


In his key work Simulacra and Simulations (1981) Jean Baudrillard lauded the British science-fiction writer J. G. Ballard's novel Crash (1973) as 'the first great novel of the universe of simulation' (1994: 119). The novel explored a world of perverse obsession with the erotic potential of the car-crash saturated by media imagery.

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