The Science Fiction Handbook, Paperback / softback Book

The Science Fiction Handbook Paperback / softback

Part of the Wiley Blackwell Literature Handbooks series

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The Science Fiction Handbook offers a comprehensive and accessible survey of one of the literary world's most fascinating genres.

Includes separate historical surveys of key subgenres including time-travel narratives, post-apocalyptic and post-disaster narratives and works of utopian and dystopian science fiction Each subgenre survey includes an extensive list of relevant critical readings, recommended novels in the subgenre, and recommended films relevant to the subgenre Features entries on a number of key science fiction authors and extensive discussion of major science fiction novels or sequences Writers and works include Isaac Asimov; Margaret Atwood; George Orwell; Ursula K.

Le Guin; The War of the Worlds (1898); Starship Troopers (1959); Mars Trilogy (1993-6); and many more A 'Science Fiction Glossary' completes this indispensable Handbook

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