Science fiction: history, science, vision

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Oxford University Press, 1977 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 258 pages
A concise guide to the intellectual, social, and scientific elements that comprise the history and background of science fiction, to the genre's main developments, and to its most significant writers

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A Brief Literary History of Science Fiction
The Twenties and Thirties
AntiScience Fiction

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ERIC S. RABKIN teaches in the Department of English at the University of Michigan. He is the author (and editor) of more than 30 books on science fiction and writing, including Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology and The Fantastic in Literature, and more than 100 articles in scholarly and mainstream media.