Science Fiction Products

  • Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction

    Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family, 1st Edition

    By Miranda Corcoran, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff

    Detailing the adventures of a supernatural clan of vampires, witches, and assorted monstrosities, Ray Bradbury’s Elliott family stories are a unique component of his extensive literary output. Written between 1946 and 1994, Bradbury eventually quilted the stories together into a novel, From the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Utopian Fantasy

    A Study of English Utopian Fiction since the End of the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Richard Gerber

    This book, originally published in 1955 and reissued in 1973, is a study of the flourishing of an ancient literary form which had only recently been recognized and systematically studied as a proper genre – utopian fiction. Beginning with the imaginary journeys of writers like H. G. Wells at the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

    6 Volume Set, 1st Edition

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias (6 volume set) contains titles, originally published between 1923 and 1982. It includes volumes focusing on Utopian fiction, both as a genre in its own right and also from a feminist perspective. In addition, there are sociological texts that examine the history…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Utopias

  • The Routledge Companion to Cyberpunk Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna McFarlane, Lars Schmeink, Graham Murphy

    In this companion, an international range of contributors examine with the cultural formation of cyberpunk from micro-level analyses of example texts to macro-level debates of movements, providing readers with a snapshot of cyberpunk culture and also cyberpunk as culture.   With technology…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Ghost, Android, Animal

    Trauma and Literature Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    By Tony M. Vinci

    Ghost, Android, Animal challenges the notion that trauma literature functions as a healing agent for victims of severe pain and loss by bringing trauma studies into the orbit of posthumanist thought. Investigating how literary representations of ghosts, androids, and animals engage traumatic…

    Hardback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Shape of Fantasy

    Investigating the Structure of American Heroic Epic Fantasy, 1st Edition

    By Charul Palmer-Patel

    The Shape of Fantasy is an in-depth look at Heroic Epic Fantasy. It depicts structural and narrative patterns with models stemming from science and philosophy. Although Fantasy Fiction is generally defined by its impossibility, Fantasy Fiction not an illogical form. It is, in fact, governed by a…

    Hardback – 2019-11-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in American Literature and Culture

  • In Defence of Fantasy

    A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature since 1945, 1st Edition

    By Ann Swinfen

    The modern fantasy novel might hardly seem to need a defence, but its position in contemporary literature in the 1980s was still rather ambivalent. Many post-war writers had produced highly successful fantasy novels, some phenomenal publishing successes had occurred in the field, and an increasing…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • A Research Guide to Science Fiction Studies

    An Annotated Checklist of Primary and Secondary Sources for Fantasy and Science Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marshall B. Tymn, Roger C. Schlobin, Lloyd W. Currey

    Academic attention to science fiction and fantasy began in 1958, when the Modern Language Association scheduled its first seminar on science fiction at its New York meeting. Over the years science fiction emerged as a popular subject that achieved critical attention and acceptance as an academic…

    Hardback – 2019-10-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern Fiction

  • Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis

    A new perspective on life in the anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Gregers Andersen

    Climate Fiction and Cultural Analysis argues that the popularity of the term "climate fiction" has paradoxically exhausted the term’s descriptive power and that it has developed into a black box containing all kinds of fictions which depict climatic events and has consequently lost its true…

    Hardback – 2019-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Literature, Culture and Media

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them, 1st Edition

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys, to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Cyborg Saints

    Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young Adult Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Carissa Turner Smith

    Saints are currently undergoing a resurrection in middle grade and young adult fiction, as recent prominent novels by Socorro Acioli, Julie Berry, Adam Gidwitz, Rachel Hartman, Merrie Haskell, Gene Luen Yang, and others demonstrate. Cyborg Saints: Religion and Posthumanism in Middle Grade and Young…

    Hardback – 2019-09-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Cultural Politics in Harry Potter

    Life, Death and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez, Pilar Alderete-Diez

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and the Politics of Fear is the first book-length analysis of topics, such as death, fear and biopolitics in J.K. Rowling’s work from controversial and interdisciplinary perspectives. This collection brings together recent theoretical and applied…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

2Series in Science Fiction

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