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Science Fiction Stories and Contexts

by Masri

  • ISBN: 9780312450151
  • ISBN10: 031245015X

Science Fiction Stories and Contexts

by Masri

  • List Price: $62.99
  • Publisher: Bedford/st Martins
  • Publish date: 12/19/2008
  • ISBN: 9780312450151
  • ISBN10: 031245015X
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Description: PrefaceChronological ContentsAlternative Thematic ContentsA Brief Introduction to Science Fiction and Its HistoryA Selective Guide to Science Fiction Research1. Alien EncountersH.G. Wells, fromThe War of the Worlds(1898)Stanley G. Weinbaum,A Martian Odyssey(1934)Fredric Brown,Arena(1944)Ray Bradbury,Mars Is Heaven!(1948)Sonya Dorman,When I Was Miss Dow(1966)Ursula K. Le Guin,Vaster Than Empires and More Slow(1971)Octavia E. Butler,Bloodchild(1984)Greg Egan,Wang's Carpets(1995)Michael Swanwick,Slow Life(2002)Critical Contexts for Alien Encounters Simone de Beauvoir, fromThe Second Sex(1949) Carl Gustav Jung,The Shadow(1951) Frantz Fanon,The Fact of Blackness(1952)2. Artificial LifeE.T.A. Hoffmann,The Sandman(1816)Mary Shelley, fromFrankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus(1818; 1831)Karel Capek,R.U.R.(1921)Isaac Asimov,Liar!(1941)Philip K. Dick,Second Variety(1953)Kate Wilhelm, "Baby, You Were Great!" (1967)James Tiptree, Jr.,The Girl Who Was Plugged In(1973)William Gibson,Burning Chrome(1985)Maureen McHugh,Nekropolis(1994)Ken Liu,The Algorithms for Love(2004)Critical Contexts for Artificial Life Sigmund Freud,The Uncanny(1919; 1924) Jean Baudrillard,The Precession of Simulacra(1981) Donna J. Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century (1985; 1991)3. TimeJules Verne,Master Zacharius(1854)Miles J. Breuer,The Gostak and the Doshes(1930)C.L. Moore,Vintage Season(1946)Robert A. Heinlein, "All You Zombies - " (1959)Robert Silverberg,When We Went to See the End of the World(1972)Kim Stanley Robinson,The Lucky Strike(1984)Connie Willis,At the Rialto(1989)Ted Chiang,Story of Your Life(1998)Benjamin Rosenbaum,Start the Clock(2004)Critical Contexts on Time Jean-Paul Sartre, fromBeing and Nothingness(1943) Edward Hallett Carr,The Historian and His Facts(1961) Michio Kaku,To Build a Time Machine(1994)4. Utopias and DystopiasYevgeny Zamyatin, fromWe(1921)A.E. van Vogt,The Weapon Shop(1942)Damon Knight,Country of the Kind(1955)Harlan Ellison,"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman(1965)Joanna Russ,When It Changed(1972)John Varley,The Persistence of Vision(1978)Mike Resnick,Kirinyaga(1988)Geoff Ryman,Dead Space for the Unexpected(1994)Nalo Hopkinson,Something to Hitch Meat to(2001)Critical Contexta for Utopias and Dystopias rley
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