Babbage frequently appears in steampunk works (the enumeration of which would be an exhausting effort), where he does build the Difference Engine, spurring on computer science in the Victorian Era.
Other fictional works in which Babbage appears include:
- Charles Babbage appears as a Great Thinker in the 2008 strategy video game Civilization Revolution.
- The 2008 short film Babbage shows Babbage at a dinner party
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Other articles related to "fiction, in fiction":
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... Hugh is the protagonist portrayed in the 2007 historical fiction novel Hugh and Bess, by author Susan Higginbotham. ...
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... DeLillo has twice been a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction finalist for Mao II and Underworld (1992 and 1998, respectively), won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Mao II in 1992 (receiving a further PEN/Faulkner Award ... DeLillo has described his fiction as being influenced by " the fact that we're living in dangerous times ...
Famous quotes containing the word fiction:
“For if the proper study of mankind is man, it is evidently more sensible to occupy yourself with the coherent, substantial and significant creatures of fiction than with the irrational and shadowy figures of real life.”
—W. Somerset Maugham (18741965)
“Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time.”
—Doris Lessing (b. 1919)