Literary Criticism

Science Fiction A Critical Guide

by Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2021-05-19
Genre: Literary Criticism
Pages: 250 pages
ISBN 13: 1000378780
ISBN 10: 9781000378788
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Science Fiction A Critical Guide written by Patrick Parrinder, published by Routledge which was released on 2021-05-19. Download Science Fiction A Critical Guide Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This Critical Guide attempts a composite portrait of science fiction as a form of creative literature: not, that is, as a disembodied current of notions and ideas (e.g. about technological progress), nor as a 'sub-literature' which may ... -- This book, first published in 1979, presents a portrait of science fiction as a distinct form of serious and creative literature. Contributors are drawn from Britain, America and Europe, and range from well-known academic critics to young novelists. The essays establish the common properties of science fiction writing, and assess the history and significance of a field in which critical judgements have often been unreliable. The material ranges from the earliest imaginative journeys to the moon, to later developments of British, American and European science fiction.