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Teaching science fiction

Author: Andy Sawyer; Peter Wright
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2011.
Series: Teaching the new English.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In response to the growing presence of science fiction in English Studies, Teaching Science Fiction provides an accessible account of how the genre might be taught and understood, considering its history, its major forms, and the critical approaches that make science fiction available to detailed discussion"--
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Named Person: Englisch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Sawyer; Peter Wright
ISBN: 9780230228511 0230228518 9780230228504 023022850X
OCLC Number: 430839446
Description: xxvii, 266 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: A chronology of significant works --
Introduction / Andy Sawyer and Peter Wright --
Through time and space : a brief history of science fiction / Paul Kincaid --
Theorizing science fiction : the question of terminology / Gary K. Wolfe --
Utopia, anti-utopia and science fiction / Chris Ferns --
Teaching the scientific romance / Adam Roberts --
Teaching pulp science fiction / Gary Westfahl --
Good SF : teaching the golden age as cultural history / Lisa Yaszek --
Teaching the new wave / Rob Latham --
Postmodernism, postmodernity and the postmodern : telling local stories at the end of time / Andrew M. Butler --
Teaching gender and science fiction / Brian Attebery --
Teaching postcolonial science fiction / Uppinder Mehan --
Teaching Latin American science fiction and fantasy in English : a case study / M. Elizabeth Ginway --
Teaching science and science fiction : a case study / Mark Brake and Neil Hook --
Design, delivery and evaluation / Andy Sawyer and Peter Wright.
Series Title: Teaching the new English.
Responsibility: edited by Andy Sawyer and Peter Wright.
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Teaching Science Fiction is the first text in thirty years to explore the pedagogic potential of that most intellectually stimulating and provocative form of popular literature: science fiction.  Read more...

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