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The Resource Hard reading : learning from science fiction, Tom Shippey

Hard reading : learning from science fiction, Tom Shippey

Label
Hard reading : learning from science fiction
Title
Hard reading
Title remainder
learning from science fiction
Statement of responsibility
Tom Shippey
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Shippey, T. A
Dewey number
809.3/8762
Index
index present
LC call number
PN3433.8
LC item number
.S54 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Liverpool science fiction texts and studies
Series volume
53
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Science fiction
Label
Hard reading : learning from science fiction, Tom Shippey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223136181105
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What SF is. Coming out of the science fiction closet : 'Learning to read science fiction' -- Rejecting gesture politics : 'Literary gatekeepers and the fabril tradition' -- Getting away from the facilior lectio : 'Semiotic ghosts and ghostlinesses in the work of Bruce Sterling' -- SF and change. Getting serious with the fans : 'Science fiction and the idea of history' -- Getting to grips with the issue of cultures ... : 'Cultural engineering: a theme in science fiction' -- ... and not fudging the issue! : '"People are plastic": Jack Vance and the dilemma of cultural relativism' -- SF authors really mean what they say : 'Alternate historians: Newt, Kingers, Harry and me' -- A revealing failure by the critics : 'Kingsley Amis's science fiction and the problems of genre' -- A glimpse of structuralist possibility : 'The golden bough and the incorporations of magic in science fiction' -- Serious issues, serious traumas, emotional depth : 'The magic art and the evolution of words: Ursula Le Guin's "Earthsea" trilogy' -- SF and politics. A first encounter with politics : 'The Cold War in science fiction, 1940-1960' -- Language corruption, and rocking the boat : 'Variations on newspeak: the open question of Nineteen eighty-four' -- Just before the disaster : 'The fall of America in science fiction' -- Why politicians, and producers, should read science fiction : 'The critique of America in contemporary science fiction' -- Saying (when necessary) the lamentable word : 'Starship troopers, galactic heroes, mercenary princes: the military and its discontents in science fiction'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9781781382615
Lccn
2015298310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)921184968
Label
Hard reading : learning from science fiction, Tom Shippey
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223136181105
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-319) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What SF is. Coming out of the science fiction closet : 'Learning to read science fiction' -- Rejecting gesture politics : 'Literary gatekeepers and the fabril tradition' -- Getting away from the facilior lectio : 'Semiotic ghosts and ghostlinesses in the work of Bruce Sterling' -- SF and change. Getting serious with the fans : 'Science fiction and the idea of history' -- Getting to grips with the issue of cultures ... : 'Cultural engineering: a theme in science fiction' -- ... and not fudging the issue! : '"People are plastic": Jack Vance and the dilemma of cultural relativism' -- SF authors really mean what they say : 'Alternate historians: Newt, Kingers, Harry and me' -- A revealing failure by the critics : 'Kingsley Amis's science fiction and the problems of genre' -- A glimpse of structuralist possibility : 'The golden bough and the incorporations of magic in science fiction' -- Serious issues, serious traumas, emotional depth : 'The magic art and the evolution of words: Ursula Le Guin's "Earthsea" trilogy' -- SF and politics. A first encounter with politics : 'The Cold War in science fiction, 1940-1960' -- Language corruption, and rocking the boat : 'Variations on newspeak: the open question of Nineteen eighty-four' -- Just before the disaster : 'The fall of America in science fiction' -- Why politicians, and producers, should read science fiction : 'The critique of America in contemporary science fiction' -- Saying (when necessary) the lamentable word : 'Starship troopers, galactic heroes, mercenary princes: the military and its discontents in science fiction'
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 334 pages
Isbn
9781781382615
Lccn
2015298310
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)921184968

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