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Author MacArthur, Sian, author.
Title Gothic science fiction [electronic resource] : 1818 to the present / Sian MacArthur.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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 Electronic Book  PN3433.8 .M23 2015eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (vii, 176 pages).
Content Type text
Format online resource
Series The Palgrave gothic series
Palgrave gothic series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: 'One Dreary Night': Early Science Fiction and the Gothic -- 2. 'Mad? Is one who has solved the secret of life to be considered mad?': The Role of the Mad Scientist in Gothic Science Fiction -- 3. 'The Last Man in the World': Gothic Motif in the Apocalyptical Novel -- 4. 'Its life, Jim, but not as we know it': The Gothic Monster in Science Fiction -- 5. 'One day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back': Immortality and the Fight for Humanity in Gothic Science Fiction -- 6. 'Henceforth you shall be known as Darth Vader': The Battle between Good and Evil in Gothic Science Fiction -- 7. 'We are forever in debt to the Dynamic Duo': The Role of the Superhero in Gothic Science Fiction -- 8. 'Science Fiction and Gothic?...It is strange that the genres should cross at all': In Conclusion : Understanding Gothic Science Fiction.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 23, 2015).
Subject Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Gothic fiction (Literary genre) -- History and criticism.
Collection Title eBook collection (EBSCO).
ISBN 9781137389275 (electronic bk.)
1137389273 (electronic bk.)