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Science fiction culture

Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, cop. 2000.
Series: Feminist cultural studies, the media, and political culture
Edition/Format:   Print book

Explores the science fiction community and its relationships with the industries that sustain it, including the publishing, computer, and hotel/convention industries, and explores the issue of power  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0812215303 9780812215304
OCLC Number: 1000540784
Notes: Met bibliogr. en index.
Description: 317 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 IntroductionPART I. CREATING THE LANDSCAPE2 The Secret Masters of Fandom3 Worldcon: Mobile Geography in Real Time4 The Cyberscape: GEnie and the Rise of the InternetPART II. NEW GROUPS CHANGE THE FACE OF THE GENRES5 The Women Were Always Here: The Obligatory History Lesson6 Women in Science Fiction: The Backlash and Beyond7 Gay and Lesbian Presence in Science Fiction8 Youth Culture9 Sexual Identity and FandomPART III. IT ALL COMES TOGETHER IN THE FICTION10 From Fan to Pro: Getting Published11 Best-Sellers, Short Fiction, and Niches12 Laboring in the Fields of Cultural ProductionAppendix: Bulletin Boards, E-Mail, and UsenetNotesBibliographyIndexAcknowledgments
Series Title: Feminist cultural studies, the media, and political culture
Responsibility: Camille Bacon-Smith.


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"Complex yet easy-to-read, Science Fiction Culture will appeal to the SF fans who cut their teeth on Azimov's I, Robot to the pre-teens picking up their first copy of a book starring Xena, Warrior Read more...

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