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Author Freedman, Carl Howard.
Title Critical theory and science fiction / Carl Freedman.
Imprint Hanover : Wesleyan University Press : University Press of New England, 2000.

Author Freedman, Carl Howard.
Subject Delany, Samuel R. Stars in my pocket like grains of sand.
Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018. Dispossessed.
Dick, Philip K. Man in the high castle.
Russ, Joanna, 1937-2011. Two of them.
Lem, Stanisaw. Solaris.
Science fiction -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 206 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Critical theory -- Science fiction -- Genre, theory, and phases of canon-formation -- The critical dynamic: science fiction and style -- The critical dynamic: science fiction and the historical novel -- The critical dynamic: science fiction and utopia -- Science fiction and the canon -- Solaris: Stanisaw Lem and the structure of cognition -- The dispossessed: Ursula Le Guin and the ambiguities of utopia -- The two of them: Joanna Russ and the violence of gender -- Stars in my pocket like grains of sand: Samuel Delany and the dialectics of difference -- The man in the high castle: Philip K. Dick and the construction of realities -- Coda: critical theory, science fiction, and the postmodern.
Note Print version record.
Summary Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Book of the Year. This innovative cultural critique offers valuable insights into science fiction, thus enlarging our understanding of critical theory.
Note English.
ISBN 9780819574541 (electronic bk.)
0819574546 (electronic bk.)
0819563986
9780819563989
0819563994
9780819563996
OCLC # 856934538
Additional Format Print version: Freedman, Carl Howard. Critical theory and science fiction. Hanover : Wesleyan University Press : University Press of New England, 2000 0819563986 (DLC) 99048532 (OCoLC)42463050



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