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Phoenix from the ashes : the literature of the remade world

Author: Carl B Yoke
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1987.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 30.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Phoenix from the ashes.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1987
(OCoLC)881168410
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl B Yoke
ISBN: 031324328X 9780313243288
OCLC Number: 15792226
Description: ix, 247 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Phoenix from the ashes rising : an introduction / Carl B. Yoke --
A psychological analysis of the myth of the remade world / Carl Goldberg --
Alas, Babylon and On the beach : antiphons of the apocalypse / C.W. Sullivan III --
The revival of learning : science after the nuclear holocaust in science fiction / Paul Brians --
Deaths by drowning / Joe Saunders --
From the ashes comes the cuckoo : character and myth in postholocaust narratives / William Lomax --
Intellectual power in H.G. Well's The world set free / Nadine S. St. Louis --
Wienbaum's fire from the ashes : the postdisaster civilization of The black flame / Edgar L. Chapman --
Future imperfect : Leigh Brackett's The long tomorrow / Donna M. DeBlasio --
To play the phoenix : medieval images and cycles of rebuilding in Walter Miller's A canticle for Leibowitz / Thomas P. Dunn --
The death of the heart in Level 7 / Carolyn Wendell --
Not with a bang but with a whimper : anticastastrophic elements in Vance's Dying earth / Gregory M. Shreve --
J.G. Ballard : we are the survivors / Judith B. Kerman --
"Argument not less but more heroic" : epic, order, and postholocaust society in Piers Anthony's Battle circle / Michael R. Collings --
Mythic hells in Harlan Ellison's science fiction / Joseph Francavilla --
Bernard Malamud and Russell Hoban : Manipulating the apocalypse / Theodore L. Stienberg --
Dominant sociological themes in Poul Anderson's Orion shall rise / Harold Lee Prosser --
The days after : films in nuclear aftermath / Wyn Wachhorst --
Do androids dream of Ridley Scott? / David Desser --
The road warrior : self and society in the rebuilding process / Thomas P. Dunn.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 30.
Responsibility: edited by Carl B. Yoke.

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