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Routledge Library Editions: Science Fiction

Routledge Library Editions: Science Fiction

1st Edition

By Various
May 19, 2021

This set of three previously out-of-print volumes collects together in one place key areas of research into the genre of science fiction. It critically examines science fiction, establishing its common themes and definitions, and comprehensively assesses the sci-fi world in its entirety....

Science Fiction: A Critical Guide

Science Fiction: A Critical Guide

1st Edition

Edited By Patrick Parrinder
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1979, presents a portrait of science fiction as a distinct form of serious and creative literature. Contributors are drawn from Britain, America and Europe, and range from well-known academic critics to young novelists. The essays establish the common properties of ...

Science Fiction: Its Criticism and Teaching

Science Fiction: Its Criticism and Teaching

1st Edition

By Patrick Parrinder
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1980, examines issues such as the definition of the genre, its function as social criticism and as an embodiment and critique of the scientific outlook. In order to work towards a more comprehensive view of the genre, the author analyses science fiction by turns as a ...

The World of Science Fiction, 1926-1976 The History of a Subculture

The World of Science Fiction, 1926-1976: The History of a Subculture

1st Edition

By Lester del Rey
May 19, 2021

This book, first published in 1980, is a guide to the major forces in the subculture of science fiction. It analyses the history of the field and the related developments, for instance the Bomb, that have shaped the literature. It examines the complex of activity and background tradition, the body ...

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