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Science, myth, and the fictional creation of alien worlds

Author: Albert Wendland
Publisher: Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, ©1985.
Series: Studies in speculative fiction, no. 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wendland, Albert, 1948-
Science, myth, and the fictional creation of alien worlds.
Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, ©1985
(OCoLC)568752074
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Wendland
ISBN: 0835716082 9780835716086
OCLC Number: 11067482
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis--University of Pittsburgh, 1980.
Description: 200 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Plausibility and realism --
Modeling and scientific theorizing --
The conventions, the scenario, myth, and "Sociology" --
Science fiction as means and end --
The methods and meanings of alien-creation --
Natural conceptual wolds --
Artificial conceptual worlds --
Perceptual worlds of style --
Internal perceptual worlds.
Series Title: Studies in speculative fiction, no. 12.
Responsibility: by Albert Wendland.

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