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Title Parabolas of science fiction / edited by Brian Attebery and Veronica Hollinger.
Published Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, [2013]
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 Floor4  PN3433.5 .P34 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 312 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Science fictional parabolas: jazz, geometry, and generation starships / Brian Attebery -- Dancing with Scheherazade: some reflections in the Djinni's glass / Terry Dowling -- Breaking the frame / Graham Sleight -- Katherine MacLean's short science fiction and cytology: science as parabola / Jane Donawerth -- Second contact: the first contact story in Latin American science fiction / Rachel Haywood Ferreira -- Parabolas of SFQ: Canadian science fiction in French and the making of a "national" subgenre / Amy J. Ransom -- The domestic SF parabola / Lisa Yaszek -- Mad scientists, chimps, and mice with human brains: collapsing boundaries in science fiction / L. Timmel Duchamp -- Coded transmissions: gender and genre reception in The matrix / David M. Higgins -- The mad scientist, the failed experiment, and the queer family of man: Sirius, Frankenstein, and the SF stockroom / John Rieder -- Back to the filthy workshop: "faithful" film adaptations of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Nicholas Ruddick -- The future of the past: science fiction, retro, and retrofuturism / PaweĊ‚ Frelik -- Babylon revisited: alternate cosmologies from Farmer to Chiang / Gary K. Wolfe -- Science fiction as archive fever / Veronica Hollinger.
Subject Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Related Names Attebery, Brian, 1951- editor of compilation.
Hollinger, Veronica, editor of compilation.
ISBN 0819573671 paperback alkaline paper
9780819573667 cloth alkaline paper
0819573663 cloth alkaline paper
9780819573674 paperback alkaline paper
9780819573681 (ebook)
OCLC number 810111355