Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010

Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010

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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 worksa€”including literature, film, graphic novels, and trading card gamesa€”from 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


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