sexta-feira, 4 de setembro de 2009

Learning from other worlds



Contents


Acknowledgements
Contributors
Introduction: Learning from Other Worlds
PATRICK PARRINDER

Part I: Science Fiction and Utopia: Theory and Politics

Before the Novum: The Prehistory of Science Fiction Criticism
EDWARD JAMES
Revisiting Suvin’s Poetics of Science Fiction
PATRICK PARRINDER
‘Look into the dark’: On Dystopia and the Novum
TOM MOYLAN
Science Fiction and Utopia: A Historico-Philosophical Overview
CARL FREEDMAN
Society After the Revolution: The Blueprints for the Forthcoming Socialist Society published by the Leaders of the Second International
MARC ANGENOT

Part II: Science Fiction in its Social, Cultural and Philosophical Contexts

From the Images of Science to Science Fiction
GÉRARD KLEIN
Estranged Invaders: The War of the Worlds
PETER FITTING
‘A part of the … family [?]’: John Wyndham’s The Midwich Cuckoos as Estranged Autobiography
DAVID KETTERER
Labyrinth, Double and Mask in the Science Fiction of Stanislaw Lem
RAFAIL NUDELMAN
‘We’re at the start of a new ball game and that’s why we’re all real nervous’: Or, Cloning—Technological Cognition Reflects Estrangement from Women
MARLEEN S. BARR
‘If I find one good city I will spare the man’: Realism and Utopia in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars Trilogy
FREDRIC JAMESON
Afterword: With Sober, Estranged Eyes
DARKO SUVIN

Darko Suvin: Checklist of Printed Items that Concern Science Fiction
Bibliography
Index


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