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Masterpieces of the imaginative mind. [Part 2 of 2] : literature's most fantastic works

Author: Eric S Rabkin; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©2007.
Series: Great courses on tape (Audiocassette)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : Cassette recording : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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University of Michigan professor, Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its most important modern variety, science fiction.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Rabkin; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1598032895 9781598032895
OCLC Number: 123191537
Notes: In container (23 cm.).
Description: 6 audio discs : digital + 1 course guidebook (69 pages ; 22 cm).
Details: Compact disc.
Contents: Lecture 13. Defining science fiction --
lecture 14. Mary Shelley, grandmother of science fiction --
lecture 15. Hawthorne, Poe, and the Eden complex --
lecture 16. Jules Verne and the Robinsonade --
lecture 17. Wells, industrialization of the fantastic --
lecture 18. The history of utopia --
lecture 19. Science fiction and religion --
lecture 20. Pulp fiction, Bradbury, & the American myth --
lecture 21. Robert A. Heinlein, he mapped the future --
lecture 22. Asimov and Clarke, cousins in utopia --
lecture 23. Ursula K. Le Guin, transhuman anthropologist --
lecture 24. Cyberpunk, postmodernism, and beyond.
Series Title: Great courses on tape (Audiocassette)
Responsibility: Eric S. Rabkin.

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University of Michigan professor, Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its most important modern variety, science fiction.

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