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Strange Divisions and Alien Territories
The Sub-Genres of Science Fiction
Edited by Keith Brooke
 
 
Palgrave Macmillan
 
 
 
 
 
10 Feb 2012
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£60.00
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9780230249660
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10 Feb 2012
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£19.99
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9780230249677
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Strange Divisions and Alien Territories explores the sub-genres of science fiction from the perspectives of a range of top SF authors. Combining a critical viewpoint with the exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing authors working in the field, contributors include Michael Swanwick, Catherine Asaro and Paul di Filippo.


Description

Strange Divisions and Alien Territories explores the sub-genres of science fiction from the perspectives of a range of top SF authors. Combining a critical viewpoint with the exploration of the challenges and opportunities facing authors working in the field, contributors include Michael Swanwick, Catherine Asaro and Paul di Filippo.


Reviews

'I wonder if I am the first reviewer anywhere to describe a non-fiction book about science fiction as a page turner and to mean it seriously.' - http://amazingstoriesmag.com/?p=559


Contents

Foreword
Hard Science Fiction
Space Opera
Alternate History
Topian and Political Science Fiction
Aliens
Planetary Romance
After the Apocalypse
Religion
Time Travel
Cyberpunk and the Human-Machine Interface
Special Powers
Post-human
Picking Up The Pieces


Authors

KEITH BROOKE author of eleven science-fiction and fantasy novels, including The Accord and Genetopia. Founder of the online genre fiction showcase, Infinity Plus, and regular book reviewer, Brooke also teaches creative writing at the University of Essex, UK.