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Title Mindscapes, the geographies of imagined worlds / edited by George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin.
Imprint Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, [1989]
©1989

Series Alternatives
Alternatives.
Subject Fantasy literature -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Science fiction -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Imaginary places in literature -- Congresses.
Alt Name Slusser, George Edgar.
Rabkin, Eric S.
Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature (9th : 1987 : University of California, Riverside)
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 302 pages).
Note Essays presented at the Ninth Annual J. Lloyd Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature held Apr. 10-12, 1987 at the University of California, Riverside.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The concept of mindscape / George E. Slusser and Eric S. Rabkin -- Nature : laws and surprises / Poul Anderson -- The survival of myth in science fiction / Wendy Doniger O'Flaherty -- "The swelling act" : the psychoanalytic geography of fantasy / Ronald J. Heckelman -- Metaphorical drive, or, Why we're such good liars / David Brin -- The playing fields of Eden / Frank McConnell -- Bookscapes : science fiction in the library of Babel / George E. Slusser -- Belief and other worlds : Ktesias and the founding of "Indian wonders" / James Romm -- Universal mindscape : the Gaia hypothesis in science fiction / Jack G. Voller -- Recent feminist utopias : world building and strategies for social change / Peter Fitting -- Time and vast eternities : landscapes of immortality in Orson Scott Card's fiction / Michael R. Collings -- Avenues of power : cities as mindscapes of politics / Pascal J. Thomas -- The two landscapes of J.G. Ballard's Concrete Island / Reinhart Lutz -- Neuroscience fiction : the Roman à synaptic cleft / Joseph D. Miller -- Islands in the sky : space stations in the universe of science fiction / Gary Westfahl -- What really happened on Mulberry Street? / Bill Lee -- Infinity in your back pocket : pocket universes and adjacent worlds / Max P. Belin -- Landscape and the Romantic dilemma : myth and metaphor in science-fiction narrative / William Lomax -- "The adjutant" : suggestions for maps in time and space from Greene to Johnson to Lem / Donald M. Hassler -- The ultimate mindscape : Dante's Paradiso / Jean-Pierre Barricelli -- Pascal's terror / Gregory Benford -- The revolutionary mindscape / Gary Kern -- Suggestions for a typology of mindscapes / David N. Samuelson.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 058518657X (electronic bk.)
9780585186573 (electronic bk.)
0809314541 (alk. paper)
9780809314546 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 44958472
Additional Format Print version: Mindscapes, the geographies of imagined worlds. Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1989 0809314541 (DLC) 88018299 (OCoLC)18522111