The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction
Mark Bould, Andrew M. Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint
Taylor & Francis, Mar 30, 2009 - Literary Criticism - 554 pages
The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study. Fifty-six entries by a team of renowned international contributors are divided into four parts which look, in turn, at:
Bringing into dialogue the many perspectives on the genre The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is essential reading for anyone interested in the history and the future of science fiction and the way it is taught and studied.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - behemothing - LibraryThing
I skipped around a bit, but the essays in the historical section are solid as are the brief introductions/overviews about critical race theory, feminism, marxism, postcolonialism, and queer theory (and yay for suggested reading lists). Read full review