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Deconstructing the starships : science, fiction, and reality

Author: Gwyneth A Jones
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999.
Series: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The subject matter of this collection is varied, but displays Jones stance as a practising SF writer and a feminist; the writing is characterised by both an incisive engagement with the texts and a refusal to dress that engagement in jargon. This very readable book provides insight into the work of one of our most interesting writers and presents strong sometimes even subversive views of a range of modern SF and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jones, Gwyneth A.
Deconstructing the starships.
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 1999
(DLC) 00503417
(OCoLC)41582535
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwyneth A Jones
ISBN: 9781846312915 1846312914
OCLC Number: 647882314
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 221 pages).
Contents: Title Page; Contents; Foreword; I: All Science is Description; II: Science, Fiction and Reality; III: The Reviews; Notes; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.
Series Title: Liverpool science fiction texts and studies, 16.
Other Titles: Deconstructing the starships: Essays and Review
Responsibility: Gwyneth Jones.

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