Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

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Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is 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. Important and influential names discussed include: Octavia Butler George Lucas Robert Heinlein Gene Roddenberry Stan Lee Ursula K. Le Guin H.G. Wells This outstanding reference guide charts the rich and varied landscape of science fiction and includes helpful and up-to-date lists of further reading at the end of each entry. Available in an easy to use A-Z format, Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction will be of interest to students of Literature, Film Studies, and Cultural Studies.Starting in 1947 with Rocket Ship Galileo and continuing through the early 1960s , Heinlein published a€œjuveniles, a€ adventure novels for what now are called a€œyoung adults.a€ All were broadly optimistic concerning how science, technology, andanbsp;...

Title:Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction
Author:Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint
Publisher:Routledge - 2009-09-10


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