Thea Von Harbou, “Metropolis”, 1926 was a German “economics” science-fiction novel. The 1920’s were a decade of rapid technological progress. The representation of The State, as a tyrannical corporation in dystopian fiction is Thea Von Harbou’s, “Metropolis”, 1926. The main characters are Feder and Maria, a couple of lovers. Maria is lower class than Feder … Continue reading Thea Von Harbou, “Metropolis”, 1926.