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The Routledge companion to science fiction

Author: Mark Bould
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge companions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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'The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction' is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study. Fifty-six entries by a team of renowned international contributors are divided into four parts which look, in turn, at: history -- an integrated chronological narrative of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Criticism, interpretation, etc
études diverses
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bould
ISBN: 9780415453783 041545378X 0415453798 9780415453790
OCLC Number: 166383978
Description: xxii, 554 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: pt. I. History. The Copernican revolution / Adam Roberts --
Nineteenth-century sf / Arthur B. Evans --
Fiction, 1895-1926 / John Rieder --
Sf tourism / Brooks Landon --
Film, 1895-1950 / J.P. Telotte --
Fiction, 1926-49 / Farah Mendlesohn --
Golden age comics / Marek Wasielewski --
Film and television, the 1950s / Mark Jancovich and Derek Johnston --
Fiction, 1950-63 / Rob Latham --
Film and television, 1960-80 / Peter Wright --
Fiction, 1964-79 / Helen Merrick --
Manga and anime / Sharalyn Orbaugh --
Silver age comics / Jim Casey --
Film since 1980 / Sean Redmond --
Television since 1980 / Lincoln Geraghty --
Fiction, 1980-92 / Michael Levy --
Comics since the silver age / Abraham Kawa --
Fiction since 1992 / Paul Kincaid. pt. II. Theory. Critical race theory / Isiah Lavender III --
Cultural history / Lisa Yaszek --
Fan Studies / Robin Anne Reid --
Feminisms / Jane Donawerth --
Language and linguistics / Mark Bould --
Marxism / William J. Burling --
Nuclear Criticism / Paul Williams --
Postcolonialism / Michelle Reid --
Posthumanism and cyborg theory / Veronica Hollinger --
Postmodernism / Darren Jorgensen --
Psychoanalysis / Andrew M. Butler --
Queer theory / Wendy Gay Pearson --
Utopian studies / Alcena Madeline Davis Rogan --
Virtuality / Thomas Foster. pt. III. Issues and challenges. Animal studies / Joan Gordon --
Design for screen sf / Piers D. Britton --
Digital games / Tanya Krzywinska and Esther McCallum-Stewart --
Empire / Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr. --
Environmentalism / Patrick D. Murphy --
Ethics and alterity / Neil Easterbrook --
Music / Ken McLeod --
Pseudoscience / Roger Luckhurst --
Science studies / Sherryl Vint --
Space / James Kneale --
Time, possible worlds, and counterfactuals / Matt Hills --
Young adult sf / Joe Sutliff Sanders. pt. IV. Subgenres. Alternate history / Karen Hellekson --
Apocalyptic sf / Aris Mousoutzanis --
Arthouse sf film / Stacey Abbott --
Blockbuster sf film / Stacey Abbott --
Dystopia / Graham J. Murphy --
Eutopia / Graham J. Murphy --
Feminist sf / Gwyneth Jones --
Future history / Andy Sawyer --
Hard sf / David N. Samuelson --
Slipstream / Victoria de Zwaan --
Space opera / Andy Sawyer --
Weird fiction / China Miéville.
Series Title: Routledge companions.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Bould [and others].
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