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Back in the spaceship again : juvenile science fiction series since 1945

Author: Karen Sands-O'Connor; Marietta Frank
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 84.
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This volume explores the history, themes, characters, settings, and construction of post-1945 juvenile science fiction series, including the AI Gant, the Animorphs, Commander Toad, Danny Dunn,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Sands-O'Connor; Marietta Frank
ISBN: 0313301921 9780313301926
OCLC Number: 40684055
Description: x, 152 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction That Spark of Subversion: Robots, Androids, and Artificial Intelligence The Celestial Barnyard: The Familiar and the Strange No Business in Space?: The Female Presence Science Is Serious Business: The Role of Humor But What Is a Superconductor, Anyway?: The Absence and Presence of Science The City of Gold and the City of Lead: Utopias and Dystopias We Must Learn to Get Along: Aliens and Others Juvenile Science Fiction Series and the Coming of Age Appendix: Annotated Bibliography of Juvenile Science Fiction Series Bibliography Index
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 84.
Responsibility: Karen Sands and Marietta Frank.

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?The authors contribute to the possible creation of a canon of accepted YA texts with their by identifying other important critics of series and citing specific, well-known authors. They also have Read more...

 
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