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Teaching Science Fiction

ISBN-10: 023022850X

ISBN-13: 9780230228504

Edition: 2011

Authors: Peter Wright, Andy Sawyer

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In response to the growing presence of science fiction in English Studies,Teaching Science Fictionprovides an accessible account of how the genre might be taught and understood, considering its history, its major forms, and the critical approaches that make science fiction available to detailed discussion.
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Book details

List price: $121.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 5/15/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 266
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Peter Wright is Professor of Social Computing at Newcastle University. Wright and McCarthy are the coauthors of Technology as Experience (MIT Press) and Experience-Centered Design.

Notes on Contributors
Why Teach Science Fiction?
A Short History of Science Fiction
Theorising Science Fiction
Teaching Utopia, Anti-Utopia and Science Fiction
Teaching Pulp Science Fiction
Teaching Golden Age Science Fiction
Teaching the New Wave
Teaching Postmodern Science Fiction
Teaching Gender and Science Fiction
Teaching Postcolonial Science Fiction
Teaching Latin American Science Fiction: A Case Study
Science Fiction and Curriculum Design
Further Reading