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Classic and iconoclastic alternate history science fiction

Author: Edgar L Chapman; Carl B Yoke
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2003.
Series: Studies in comparative literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 56.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume analyse the important sub-genre of science fiction called alternate history - stories set in worlds that have been fictionalized by altering some key event in real history.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar L Chapman; Carl B Yoke
ISBN: 0773467998 9780773467996
OCLC Number: 51931153
Description: 330 pages, [2] leaves of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: General introduction - three stages of alternate history fiction and the "metaphysical if", Edgar L. Chapman; Taine and Leinster and the origins of magazine alternate history - if only, Joe Sanders; the ironical mysteries of time - Ward Moore's classic "Bring the Jubilee", Robert Geary; a dance of apes - Sarban's "The Sound of His Horn", Carl Yoke; toward a theory of alterate history - some versions of alternative Nazis, Willian Hardesty; metafiction and quest for illumination in "The Man in the High Castle" - Dick's alternative history classic four decades later, Howard Canaan; the Aztecs and Incas have it - Robert Silverberg's playful alternate histories, Olena Saciuk; authentic history, alternate history and alternate future history in superhero graphic novels, 1986-96, Darren Harris-Fain. (Part contents).
Series Title: Studies in comparative literature (Lewiston, N.Y.), v. 56.
Responsibility: edited by Edgar L. Chapman and Carl B. Yoke.
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