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Title Latin American science fiction [electronic resource] : theory and practice / edited by M. Elizabeth Ginway and J. Andrew Brown.
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  PQ7082.S34 L378 2012eb    ONLINE
Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 241 p.) : ill.
Contents pt. I. Speculating a canon : Latin America's SF traditions. Islands in the slipstream : diasporic allegories in Cuban science fiction since the special period / Emily A. Maguire ; Time travel and history in Carmen Boullosa's 1991 Llanto, novelas imposibles / Claire Taylor ; Joáo Guimaráes Rosa's "A young man, gleaming, white" and the protocol of the question / Braulio Tavares ; Bolaño and science fiction : deformities / Álvaro Bisama -- pt. II. On the periphery of the periphery : cyberpunk and zombies in Latin America. Sexilia and the perverse world of the future : an Argentine version of Barbarella and Sade / Fernando Reati ; Ending the world with words : Bernardo Fernández (BEF) and the institutionalization of science fiction in Mexico / Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado ; Teenage zombie wasteland : suburbia after the apocalypse in Mike Wilson's Zombie and Edmundo Paz Soldán's Los vivos y los muertos / David Laraway -- pt. III. Comics and film : Latin American SF across genres. Oesterheld's iconic and ironic Eternautas / Rachel Haywood Ferreira ; Brazilian science fiction and the visual arts : from political cartoons to contemporary comics / Octavio Aragáo ; Science fiction and metafiction in the cinematic works of Brazilian director Jorge Furtado / M. Elizabeth Ginway and Alfredo Suppia.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Science fiction, Latin American -- History and criticism.
Latin American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Related Names Ginway, M. Elizabeth.
Brown, J. Andrew, 1970-
Related To Print version: Latin American science fiction. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 9781137281227 1137281227 (DLC) 2012031261
ISBN 1137312777 (electronic bk.)
9781137312778 (electronic bk.)
9781137281227 (hardback)
1137281227 (hardback)