Overview

Charting the rich and varied landscape of science fiction in a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre, diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers.

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Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

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Overview

Charting the rich and varied landscape of science fiction in a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre, diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203874707
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/31/2009
  • Series: Routledge Key Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 630 KB

Meet the Author

Mark Bould is Reader in Film and Literature at the University of the West of England, UK. He is the author of Film Noir: From Berlin to Sin City and The Cinema of John Sayles.

Andrew M Butler is Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. He is the author of Pocket Essential volumes on Cyberpunk, Film Studies, Postmodernism and Philip K Dick.

Adam Roberts is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. He is the author of many science fiction novels and has published widely on nineteenth-century literature and science fiction studies.

Sherryl Vint is Assistant Professor of English at Brock University, Canada. She is the author of Bodies of Tomorrow.

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Table of Contents

Alan Moore; Arthur C Clarke; Brackett; Darko Suvin; David Cronenberg; Dr Who; Frank Herbert; Gene Roddenberry; George Lucas; Greg Bear; Greg Egan; HG Wells; Hugo Gernsback; Isaac Asimov; J. Michael Straczynski; James Tiptree; JG Ballard; Joanna Russ; Jules Verne; Karl Capek; Kim Stanley Robinson; Mary Shelley; Michael Moorcock; Nalo Hopkinson; Neal Stephenson; Nigel Kneale; Octavia Butler; Olaf Stapledon; Robert Heinlein; Ron L Hubbard; Samuel Delaney; Sheri Tepper; Stan Lee; William Gibson

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