The History of Science Fiction

  • Authors
  • Adam Roberts

Part of the Palgrave Histories of Literature book series (Palgrave Histories of Literature)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Adam Roberts
    Pages 1-20
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    Pages 21-35
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    Pages 36-63
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    Pages 64-87
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    Pages 106-128
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    Pages 195-229
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    Pages 295-325
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 346-368

About this book


The History of Science Fiction traces the origin and development of science fiction from Ancient Greece up to the present day. The author is both an academic literary critic and acclaimed creative writer of the genre. Written in lively, accessible prose it is specifically designed to bridge the worlds of academic criticism and SF fandom.


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