Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature by M. Keith Booker PDF

By M. Keith Booker

The Historical Dictionary of technological know-how Fiction in Literature is an invaluable connection with the vast and burgeoning box of technology fiction literature. technology fiction literature has won immensely in serious admire and a focus, whereas retaining a wide readership. despite the fact that, although it's a speedily altering box, modern technological know-how fiction literature additionally continues a robust feel of its connections to technology fiction of the previous, which makes a ancient reference of this type rather priceless as a device for figuring out technological know-how fiction literature because it now exists and because it has advanced over the years.

The Historical Dictionary of technology Fiction in Literature covers the background of technology fiction in literature via a chronology, an introductory essay, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over three hundred cross-referenced entries together with

  • significant humans;
  • themes;
  • critical concerns; and
  • the most vital genres that experience shaped technology fiction literature.


This booklet is a superb entry element for college students, researchers, and an individual desirous to understand extra approximately this subject.

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