Gothic fiction's focus on the irrational and supernatural would seem to conflict with science fiction's rational foundations. However, as this novel collection demonstrates, the two categories often intersect in rich and revealing ways. Analyzing a range of worksaincluding literature, film, graphic novels, and trading card gamesafrom the past three decades through the lens of this hybrid genre, this volume examines their engagement with the era's dramatic changes in communication technology, medical science, and personal and global politics.In addition to steampunk and cyberpunk, chapters in this collection analyse other types of genre fluidity possible between Gothic and science fiction. The a#39;new Weirda#39;, for example, which flourished from the 1990s to 2005, has been defined asanbsp;...
|Title||:||Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010|
|Author||:||Sara Wasson, Emily Alder|
|Publisher||:||Liverpool University Press - 2011|