Science Fiction Literature through History An Encyclopedia 2 volumes

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  • Author : Gary Westfahl
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Pages : 766 pages
  • ISBN : 1440866171
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Science Fiction Literature through History An Encyclopedia 2 volumes

Science Fiction Literature through History  An Encyclopedia  2 volumes
  • Author : Gary Westfahl
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 31 July 2021
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This book provides high school and undergraduate students, and other interested readers, with a comprehensive survey of science fiction history and numerous essays addressing major science fiction topics, authors, works, and subgenres written by a distinguished scholar. This encyclopedia deals with written science fiction in all of its forms, not only novels and short stories but also mediums often ignored in other reference books, such as plays, poems, comic books, and graphic novels. Some science fiction films, television programs, and

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