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The Routledge companion to science fiction

By: Bould, Mark(Edited by) Butler, Andrew M.(Edited by) Roberts, Adam(Edited by) Vint, Sherryl(Edited by)

Part of the Routledge Literature Companions series
0415453798 / 9780415453790
Paperback
809.3'8762
07/01/2011
Stock expected by 26/04/2019
England
25 cm xxii, 554 p.
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More
Reprint. Originally published: 2009.

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 genre's developmenttheory - detailed accounts of major theoretical approaches including feminism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, postcolonialism, posthumanism and utopian studiesissues and challenges - anticipates future directions for study in areas as diverse as science studies, music, design, environmentalism, ethics and alteritysubgenres - a prismatic view of the genre, tracing themes and developments within specific subgenres. Bringing into dialogue the many perspectives on the genre The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is essential reading for anyone interested in the history and the future of science fiction and the way it is taught and studied.

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DSK Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers

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