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    Pseudoscience

    Luckhurst, Roger (2009) Pseudoscience. In: Bould, M. and Butler, A. and Roberts, A. and Vint, S. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction. Routledge Companions. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. ISBN 9780415453790.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is a comprehensive overview of the history and study of science fiction. It outlines major writers, movements, and texts in the genre, established critical approaches and areas for future study. Fifty-six entries by a team of renowned international contributors are divided into four parts which look, in turn, at: History - an integrated chronological narrative of the genre’s development Theory - detailed accounts of major theoretical approaches including feminism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, postcolonialism, posthumanism and utopian studies Issues and Challenges - anticipates future directions for study in areas as diverse as science studies, music, design, environmentalism, ethics and alterity Subgenres - a prismatic view of the genre, tracing themes and developments within specific subgenres Bringing into dialogue the many perspectives on the genre, The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction is essential reading for anyone interested in the history and the future of science fiction and the way it is taught and studied.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English, Theatre and Creative Writing
    Research Centre: Contemporary Literature, Centre for
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2014 14:19
    Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 15:38
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/9348

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