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Inside science fiction

Author: James E Gunn
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James E Gunn
ISBN: 0810857146 9780810857148
OCLC Number: 61761650
Description: viii, 251 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. education of a science fiction teacher --
2. From the pulps to the classroom : the strange journey of science fiction --
3. Science fiction and the mainstream --
4. gatekeepers --
5. Fifty amazing, astounding, wonderful years --
6. worldview of science fiction --
7. Teaching science fiction --
8. Teaching science fiction revisited --
9. academic viewpoint --
10. Science fiction as literature --
11. city and the critics --
12. Libraries in science fiction --
13. protocols of science fiction --
14. tinsel screen --
15. Television and The immortal --
16. great science fiction radio show --
17. Looking backward at 2001 --
18. uses of space --
19. short history of the space program; or, a funny thing happened on the way to the moon --
20. Shapechangers and fearmongers --
21. Science fiction and the future --
22. Science fiction in the nineties --
23. Science fiction in the second millennium --
James Gunu bibliography.
Responsibility: James Gunn.
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In this collection of essays, Gunn (English, U. of Kansas, emeritus) discusses his relationship with science fiction as a writer and critic and offers several approaches to teaching works in the Read more...

 
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