Über den Autor
Nick Hubble is Head of English Literature at Brunel University, London, UK. Aris Mousoutzanis is Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies, University of Brighton, UK.
Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors Introduction Nick Hubble 1 The Historical Context of Science Fiction Nick Hubble 2 An Annotated Science Fiction Timeline Joseph Norman 3 Major Science Fiction Authors Nick Hubble, Emma Filtness and Joseph Norman 4 Case Studies in Reading 1: Key Primary Literary Texts Christopher Daley 5 Case Studies in Reading 2: Key Theoretical and Critical Texts in Science Fiction Studies Jessica Langer 6 Key Critical Concepts, Topics and Critics David M. Higgins and Roby Duncan 7 The Science Fiction Film Aris Mousoutzanis 8 Science Fiction Criticism Andrew M. Butler 9 Changes in the Canon Adam Roberts 10 Issues of Gender, Sexuality and Ethnicity Pat Wheeler 11 Mapping the Current Critical Landscape Sherryl Vint Index 255
A comprehensive guide to the genre and how to study it for literature students new to the field. Looks at major SF writers including H.G. Wells and Philip K. Dick, provides readers with a comprehensive historical timeline of key events, and presents case studies of both literary and critical works.
A complete and comprehensive guide to the science fiction (sf) field for literature students.