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26th Jun '17 10:01:18 AM lakingsif
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* SpeculativeFictionLGBT: Featuring recurring character Una Persson, who varies between being bisexual and exclusively lesbian at different times and in different timelines.
13th May '17 1:18:48 PM nombretomado
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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: In the 1990s stories, "Baroness" Brunner becomes a blatant caricature of MargaretThatcher.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: In the 1990s stories, "Baroness" Brunner becomes a blatant caricature of MargaretThatcher.UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher.
21st Apr '17 12:41:52 PM WillBGood
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** EverybodyWantsTheHermaphrodite: Everyone who see C. Brunner follows him/her, culminating in a mass exodus of European population centers that ends when they all march lemming-like into the ocean.

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** EverybodyWantsTheHermaphrodite: Everyone who see C. Brunner follows him/her, it (see below), culminating in a mass exodus of European population centers that ends when they all march lemming-like into the ocean.ocean.
** ItIsDehumanizing: A strange downplaying or aversion: Cornelius Brunner is referred to in the narration as "it". Given that it apparently has the personalities of both the people who were combined to create it, "they" might've been a better choice. But it was 1965 and neither Michael Moorcock nor anyone else really had a good precedent.
21st Apr '17 12:39:24 PM WillBGood
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** EverybodyWantsTheHermaphrodite

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** EverybodyWantsTheHermaphroditeEverybodyWantsTheHermaphrodite: Everyone who see C. Brunner follows him/her, culminating in a mass exodus of European population centers that ends when they all march lemming-like into the ocean.
21st Mar '17 4:18:22 PM VoxAquila
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* ''The Final Programme'' (1965), adapted into a movie in 1973 (which sometimes goes by the title ''The Last Days of Man on Earth'').

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* ''The Final Programme'' (1965), adapted into a movie to film in 1973 (which sometimes goes by the title (retitled ''The Last Days of Man on Earth'').Earth'' for American audiences), directed by Robert Fuest and starring Jon Finch as Jerry.



''The Final Programme'' was adapted to film in 1973 (retitled ''The Last Days of Man on Earth'' for American audiences), directed by Robert Fuest and starring Jon Finch as Jerry.
21st Mar '17 4:14:53 PM VoxAquila
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''The Final Programme'' was adapted to film in 1973 (retitled ''The Last Days of Man on Earth'' for American audiences), directed by Robert Fuest and starring Jon Finch as Jerry.
8th Oct '16 2:08:49 AM WillBGood
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Just to keep readers' lives interesting, different editions of short story compilations like ''The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius'' and ''The Nature of the Catastrophe'' have different contents. You can see those (and more non-Moorcock Cornelius story compilations) at the Wikiverse (a Michael Moorcook wiki) [[http://www.multiverse.org/wiki/index.php?title=Cornelius_%28series%29 here.]]

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Just to keep readers' lives interesting, different editions of short story compilations like ''The Lives and Times of Jerry Cornelius'' and ''The Nature of the Catastrophe'' have different contents. You can see those (and more non-Moorcock Cornelius story compilations) at the Wikiverse (a Michael Moorcook wiki) [[http://www.multiverse.org/wiki/index.php?title=Cornelius_%28series%29 org//index.php?title=Cornelius_(series) here.]]



* TangledFamilyTree: Oh, you have no ''[[http://www.multiverse.org/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Cornelius_Family idea]]''. Jerry is told about it by his mother in ''The Condition Of Muzak'' ("Incest on top a bloody incest, eh?"). It's quite likely that Jerry is in some way related to most of the series' other important characters.

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* TangledFamilyTree: Oh, you have no ''[[http://www.multiverse.org/wiki/index.org//index.php?title=Category:Cornelius_Family idea]]''. Jerry is told about it by his mother in ''The Condition Of Muzak'' ("Incest on top a bloody incest, eh?"). It's quite likely that Jerry is in some way related to most of the series' other important characters.
29th May '16 12:43:59 PM VoxAquila
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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: The film's Jerry endlessly munches on chocolate cookies, having nothing else in his fridge.
3rd Jun '15 6:36:02 PM nombretomado
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Moorcock also made the character available to other writers, making Jerry a sort of open-source character nearly 40 years before JennyEverywhere. Most of the non-Moorcock Cornelius works are harder to find; notable examples include Norman Spinrad's "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" and Creator/{{Moebius}}' ''Le garage hermétique de Jerry Cornelius'' (''The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius''). Other pieces (including some of the comic strips) have been compiled into the volume ''The Nature of the Catastrophe'' (1971, and not to be confused with the short story above).

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Moorcock also made the character available to other writers, making Jerry a sort of open-source character nearly 40 years before JennyEverywhere.WebOriginal/JennyEverywhere. Most of the non-Moorcock Cornelius works are harder to find; notable examples include Norman Spinrad's "The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde" and Creator/{{Moebius}}' ''Le garage hermétique de Jerry Cornelius'' (''The Airtight Garage of Jerry Cornelius''). Other pieces (including some of the comic strips) have been compiled into the volume ''The Nature of the Catastrophe'' (1971, and not to be confused with the short story above).
15th May '15 7:48:55 AM erforce
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, Creator/AlanMoore had Jerry make a guest appearance in ''TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: 1969''

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, Creator/AlanMoore had Jerry make a guest appearance in ''TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: ''Comicbook/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen: 1969''
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