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Speculations on Speculation

Theories of Science Fiction

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Science fiction is a field of literature that has great interest and great controversy among its writers and critics. This book examines the roots, history, development, current status, and future directions of the field through articles contributed by well-respected science fiction writers, teachers, and critics. This book can be used as a textbook for courses in theory as well as courses in science fiction literature and science fiction writing.

Author Biography

James Gunn, emeritus professor of English at the University of Kansas, has published more than 36 books and nearly 100 short stories. His novels include The Immortals, The Joy Makers, The Listeners, and The Dreamers. He has published seven collections of short stories, including Future Imperfect and Breaking Point. As a professor, he taught fiction writing and science fiction, including a long-running intensive Writers Workshop in Science Fiction. His books about science fiction include Alternate Worlds: The Illustrated History of Science Fiction, Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction, Inside Science Fiction, and the six-volume The Road to Science Fiction.Matthew Candelaria has published articles on science fiction and is recipient of the 2003 Golden Quill Award from the L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2004
Contributors
Contributions by Brian Aldiss Contributions by Colin Greenland Contributions by David G. Hartwell Contributions by James Patrick Kelly Contributions by Judith Berman Contributions by Kathryn Cramer Contributions by Paul Kincaid Contributions by Samuel R. Delany Edited by James E. Gunn Edited by Matthew Candelaria
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Scarecrow Press
Pages
400
Dimensions
163x215x21
ISBN-13
9780810849020
Product ID
1824808

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