What It Is We Do When We Read Science Fiction

What it is We Do when We Read Science Fiction
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Total Pages 365
ISBN STANFORD:36105131654928
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Paul Kincaid is a critic and reviewer - a regular contributor to a variety of magazines and journals, such as the BSFA's Vector, Foundation and the New York Review of Science Fiction. He has also contributed to many SF reference works, and was for 11 years the administrator of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He is the recipient of the Thomas D. Clareson Award for services to science fiction. A collection of Kincaid's essays on SF that range from the mid-1980s to the present.

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What it is We Do when We Read Science Fiction
  • Author : Paul Kincaid
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2008

Paul Kincaid is a critic and reviewer - a regular contributor to a variety of magazines and journals, such as the BSFA's Vector, Foundation and the New York Review of Science Fiction. He has also contributed to many SF reference works, and was for 11 years the administrator of the Arthur

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The Arthur C  Clarke Award
  • Author : Paul Kincaid,Andrew M. Butler
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006

Essays on winners of the first 18 years of the Arthur C. Clarke Award.

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Medicine and Ethics in Black Women   s Speculative Fiction
  • Author : Esther L. Jones
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29

Speculative fiction often shows the complicated and rather fraught history of medicine as it relates to black women. Through prominent writers like Octavia Butler, Nnedi Okorafor, and Nalo Hopkinson, Jones highlights how personal experiences of illness and disease frequently reflect larger societal sicknesses in connection to race and gender.

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Reading Science Fiction
  • Author : James Gunn,Marleen Barr,Matthew Candelaria
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2008-10-28

Reading Science Fiction brings together world class scholars and fiction writers to introduce the history, concepts and contexts necessary to understanding this fascinating genre. Providing valuable insights into the world of science-fiction, this thought-provoking textbook makes learning how to read science fiction an exciting collaborative process for teachers and students.

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Once and Future Antiquities in Science Fiction and Fantasy
  • Author : Brett M. Rogers,Benjamin Eldon Stevens
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-27

In 15 all-new essays, this volume explores how science fiction and fantasy draw on materials from ancient Greece and Rome, 'displacing' them from their original settings-in time and space, in points of origins and genre-and encouraging readers to consider similar 'displacements' in the modern world. Modern examples from a wide range

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Teaching the Short Story
  • Author : A. Cox
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2011-04-05

The short story is moving from relative neglect to a central position in the curriculum; as a teaching tool, it offers students a route into many complex areas, including critical theory, gender studies, postcolonialism and genre. This book offers a practical guide to the short story in the classroom, covering

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Science fiction Studies
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2006

Read online Science fiction Studies written by , published by which was released on 2006. Download full Science fiction Studies Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction
  • Author : Christine Berberich
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-12-18

Guiding readers through key writers and genres, historical contexts and major theoretical approaches, this is a comprehensive introduction to the study of popular fiction. Charting the rise of commercial fiction from the 19th century to today, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction includes introductory surveys, written by leading scholars, to

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Speaking of Science Fiction
  • Author : Paul Walker
  • Publisher : Frank Dietz
  • Release Date : 1978

Read online Speaking of Science Fiction written by Paul Walker, published by Frank Dietz which was released on 1978. Download full Speaking of Science Fiction Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Hammer of God
  • Author : Arthur C. Clarke
  • Publisher : Rosetta Books
  • Release Date : 2012-11-30

From one of the bestselling science fiction authors of all time comes this heart-stopping far future novel of an asteroid on a collision course with Earth. A century into the future, technology has solved most of the problems that have plagued our time. However, a new problem is on the

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Hard Science Fiction
  • Author : George Edgar Slusser,Eric S. Rabkin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986

These 16 essays from the fifth annual J. Lloyd Eaton Conference at the Univer­sity of California, Riverside, seek to come to grips with science fiction’s core, the core at which “science must ulti­mately seem to outweigh the fiction.” Never before has hard SF been the topic of such

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Astounding Science fiction
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1958

Read online Astounding Science fiction written by , published by which was released on 1958. Download full Astounding Science fiction Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Classic Science Fiction Writers
  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Chelsea House
  • Release Date : 1995

A comprehensive volume provides biographical, critical, and bibliographical information on twelve significant modern black American fiction writers, including Maya Angelou, James Baldwin, Ralph Ellison, Chester House, Paule Marshall, Ann Petry, and John A. Williams.

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The Discovery of Socket Greeny
  • Author : Tony Bertauski
  • Publisher : DeadPixel Publications
  • Release Date : 2010-07

If you liked Ready Player One and Ender’s Game, you’ll love the thrilling high-tech adventure of Socket Greeny! I was a nobody before I was a legend. I had this funny name and white hair and really didn’t care about anything. But then one day something happened

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Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System
  • Author : John Rieder
  • Publisher : Wesleyan University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07

In Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System, John Rieder asks literary scholars to consider what shape literary history takes when based on a historical, rather than formalist, genre theory. Rieder starts from the premise that science fiction and the other genres usually associated with so-called genre fiction comprise

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