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Religion in science fiction : the evolution of an idea and the extinction of a genre

Author: Steven Hrotic
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Series: Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Hrotic
ISBN: 9781472533555 1472533550
OCLC Number: 857967242
Description: ix, 225 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: IntroductionPart I1. The Rules2. The Raw Materials of Science Fiction3. Uncertain PaternityPart II4. Gernsback and the Pulps5. Campbell's "Social Science Fiction"6. The Rise of the Novel7. Poli-Sci-FiPart III8. The Need to Believe9. The Humanity of God (and Vice Versa)10. AcceptancePart IV11. The Extinction of SF (or, at least, gSF)12. Cultural EvolutionReferences
Series Title: Scientific Studies of Religion: Inquiry and Explanation
Responsibility: Steven Hrotic.

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Hrotic's disciplinary standpoint as a cognitive anthropologist, as opposed to a literary critic or philosopher, marks his intervention as usefully distinct from our field's usual patterns of inquiry; Read more...

 
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