Fifty Key Figures In Science Fiction

Author: Mark Bould
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135285330
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Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important and influential names discussed include: Octavia Butler George Lucas Robert Heinlein Gene Roddenberry Stan Lee Ursula K. Le Guin H.G. Wells This outstanding reference guide charts the rich and varied landscape of science fiction and includes helpful and up-to-date lists of further reading at the end of each entry. Available in an easy to use A-Z format, Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction will be of interest to students of Literature, Film Studies, and Cultural Studies.
Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important and influential names
Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important and influential names
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Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: A. Sawyer, P. Wright
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-24 - Publisher: Springer

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. Innovative and academically lively, it offers valuable insights into how SF can be taught historically, culturally and practically at university level.
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Pages: 256
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Categories: Literary Criticism
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Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Edward James, Farah Mendlesohn
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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