Science Fiction by Brian BakerScience Fiction by Brian Baker

Science Fiction

byBrian Baker

Paperback | November 20, 2014

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This Guide summarises the main critical trends and developments surrounding the popular genre of science fiction. Brian Baker reviews the attempts to formulate a critical history, connects the major developments with the rise of theoretical paradigms such as feminism and postmodernism, and introduces key critical texts and major critics.
Brian Baker is Lecturer in English at Lancaster University, UK. He is the author of Masculinities in Fiction and Film and co-author of Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction.
Title:Science FictionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.4 inPublished:November 20, 2014Publisher:Red Globe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230228143

ISBN - 13:9780230228146


Table of Contents

Introduction .- 1. Definitions .- 2. A History of the Histories.- 3. Science Fiction Writers on Science Fiction .- 4. The British Tradition.- 5. The US Tradition .- 6. Utopias and Dystopias .- 7. Feminism, Science Fiction and Cyberpunk.- 8. Science Fiction and Cinema.- Conclusion .- Notes .- Bibliography .- Index.