Keywords: Douglas Coupland Canada generation X technology

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Technology and media in non-fiction works of Douglas Coupland

Cite: , Technologia i media w niebeletrystycznej twórczości Douglasa Couplanda, "Kultura - Media - Teologia", 2018( 32) nr 1, s. 61-73.

DOI: 10.21697/kmt.32.4

This paper tries to follow a concurring theme: technology and media in non- fiction works of Canadian writer Douglas Coupland, who is responsible for coining and dissemination of the term Generation X, that describes lost, anti-consumerist, looking for the sense of life people. Coupland is a little know author in Poland therefore his works, of which most is not translated to Polish, need to be shared with broader audience. Coupland quite often was able to foresee new technologies and phenomenon from the future, that at the beginning only existed as works of fiction or essayistic speculations, that later became real products of men. Coupland is also technology celebrity whose voice is listened with attention.

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