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Ultimate island : on the nature of British science fiction

Author: Nicholas Ruddick
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 55.
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Confronts certain theories that SF is either an American or an international phenomenon by examining the nature of British science fiction, particularly the work of H.G. Wells. This book aims to form  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ruddick, Nicholas, 1952-
Ultimate island.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623347085
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Ruddick
ISBN: 0313273731 9780313273735
OCLC Number: 26257857
Description: x, 202 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: UK SF, OK? Or, Is There Any British Science Fiction? --
Ch. 1. Critical Assumptions: The Idea of British Science Fiction --
Ch. 2. The Island of Mr. Wells --
Ch. 3. Peopling the Ruins: Disaster Fiction Before World War II --
Ch. 4. The Nature of the Catastrophe: Disaster Fiction After World War II --
Ch. 5. British Science Fiction Today and Tomorrow: A Polemical Conclusion.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 55.
Responsibility: Nicholas Ruddick.

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?Highly recommended for schools with SF collections or popular literature collections; a basic complement to Stableford's book. Advanced undergraduate; graduate; faculty.?-Choice

 
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