Can't find what you're looking for? The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (Cambridge Companions to Literature). The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (Cambridge Companions to Literature) The Cheap Fast Free Post. Winner of British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Non-Fiction 2003 Winner of Hugo Prize 2005 (Best related Book) 2005. Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields.
It is a literature which draws on popular culture, and which engages in speculation about science, history, and all types of social relations. This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction, which look at the genre from these different angles. After an introduction to the nature of science fiction, historical chapters trace science fiction from Thomas More to more recent years, including a chapter on film and television. The second section introduces four important critical approaches to science fiction drawing their theoretical inspiration from Marxism, postmodernism, feminism and queer theory. The final and largest section of the book looks at various themes and sub-genres of science fiction.A number of well-known science fiction writers contribute to this volume, including Gwyneth Jones, Ken MacLeod, Brian Stableford Andy Duncan, James Gunn, Joan Slonczewski, and Damien Broderick. Please note, the image is for illustrative purposes only, actual book cover, binding and edition may vary. Our poly packaging is made with 30% recycled plastic content and is made in the UK. It has a LDPE 04 logo on it, which means that it can be recycled with other soft plastic (such as carrier bags). Our cardboard packaging is also 100% recyclable and can be recycled kerbside. We are committed to ensuring each customer is entirely satisfied with their puchase and our service. If you have any issues or concerns please contact our customer service team and they will be more than happy to help. We offer great value books on a wide range of subjects and we have grown steadily to become one of the UK's leading retailers of second-hand books. While we do our best to provide good quality books for you to read, there is no escaping the fact that it has been owned and read by someone else before you. World of Books Ltd sells quality used books at competitive prices to over 2 million customers worldwide each year. We want your experience with World of Books Ltd to be enjoyable and problem free. Started by a group of dedicated book lovers, over the past 8 years World of Books Ltd has seen the inventory grow from 1000 to over 1 Million books in stock. We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We know the excitement of a new page turner, or the familiar joy of an old favourite. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - we just had to let you know! All of our books are checked for quality before they go on sale and we like to think that our prices mean that no book is beyond your budget.
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