The all-new essays in this book respond to the question, How do spaces in science fiction, both built and unbuilt, help shape the relationships among humans, other animals and their shared environments? Spaces, as well as a sense of place or belonging, play major roles in many science fiction works. This book focuses especially on depictions of the future that include, but move beyond, dystopias and offer us ways to imagine reinventing ourselves and our perspectives; especially our links to and views of new environments. There are ecocritical texts that deal with space/place and science fiction criticism that deals with dystopias but there is no other collection that focuses on the intersection of the two.Introduction. Science fiction focused on the environment and the potential future for humans and other animals on the planet well before the more recent interest in green technologies and ecological issues. This concern about the implications anbsp;...
|Title||:||Environments in Science Fiction|
|Author||:||Susan M. Bernardo, Donald E. Palumbo, C.W. Sullivan III|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2014-03-12|