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Product Description: As much as any individual, Ray Bradbury brought science fiction's ideas into the mainstream. Yet he transcended the genre in both form and popularity, using its trappings to explore timely social concerns and the kaleidoscope of human experience while in the process becoming one of America's most beloved authors...read more

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9780252038945 | Univ of Illinois Pr, February 16, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: As much as any individual, Ray Bradbury brought science fiction's ideas into the mainstream.

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9780252080586 | Univ of Illinois Pr, February 16, 2015, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: As much as any individual, Ray Bradbury brought science fiction's ideas into the mainstream.

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Product Description: This critical assessment of Heller's works from his earliest short stories to his most recent work seeks to illustrate the absurdist vision which informs even his plays and occasional essays. His best-known work is "Catch-22" and this is dealt with thoroughly by the author, though not to the exclusion of other more minor works...read more

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9780312027957 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 1, 1989, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This critical assessment of Heller's works from his earliest short stories to his most recent work seeks to illustrate the absurdist vision which informs even his plays and occasional essays.

Paperback:

9781349200092 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 25, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This critical assessment of Heller's works from his earliest short stories to his most recent work seeks to illustrate the absurdist vision which informs even his plays and occasional essays.

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Product Description: An engrossing analysis of the fiction of nuclear war In Pat Frank’s 1959 novel Alas, Babylon, the character Helen says of her children: “All their lives, ever since they’ve known anything, they’ve lived under the shadow of war―atomic war...read more

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9781606351468 | Kent State Univ Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: An engrossing analysis of the fiction of nuclear war In Pat Frank’s 1959 novel Alas, Babylon, the character Helen says of her children: “All their lives, ever since they’ve known anything, they’ve lived under the shadow of war―atomic war.

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Product Description: The phrase 'cinematic fiction' has now been generally accepted into critical discourse, but is usually applied to post-war novels. This book asks a simple question: given their fascination with the new medium of film, did American novelists attempt to apply cinematic methods in their own writings? From its very beginnings the cinema has played a special role in defining American culture...read more

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9781846312120 | Liverpool Univ Pr, February 15, 2010, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The phrase 'cinematic fiction' has now been generally accepted into critical discourse, but is usually applied to post-war novels.

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9781846318122 | Liverpool Univ Pr, August 30, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The phrase 'cinematic fiction' has now been generally accepted into critical discourse, but is usually applied to post-war novels.

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Product Description: The subject of this timely book is that body of fiction which speculates in narrative form about the nature of wars likely to break out in the near or distant future. Although earlier instances occur, the origins of this mode lie primarily in the late nineteenth century but writing about future wars continues to this day with notable fiction on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan...read more
By David Seed (editor)

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9781846317552 | Liverpool Univ Pr, June 15, 2012, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The subject of this timely book is that body of fiction which speculates in narrative form about the nature of wars likely to break out in the near or distant future.

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Product Description: Frankenstein, The Time Machine, Star Trek, Dune, 1984, Blade Runner--science fiction has been explained as a combination of romance, science, and prophecy; as a genre based on an imagined alternative to the reader's environment; and as a form of fantastic fiction and historical literature...read more

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9780199557455 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 14, 2011, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Frankenstein, The Time Machine, Star Trek, Dune, 1984, Blade Runner--science fiction has been explained as a combination of romance, science, and prophecy; as a genre based on an imagined alternative to the reader's environment; and as a form of fantastic fiction and historical literature.

Through a wide-ranging series of essays and relevant readings, A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction presents an overview of American fiction published since the conclusion of the First World War.  Features a wide-ranging series of essays by American, British, and European specialists in a variety of literary fields Written in an approachable and accessible style Covers both classic literary figures and contemporary novelists Provides extensive suggestions for further reading at the end of each essay
By David Seed (editor)

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9781405146913 | Blackwell Pub, November 16, 2009, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Through a wide-ranging series of essays and relevant readings, A Companion to Twentieth-Century United States Fiction presents an overview of American fiction published since the conclusion of the First World War.

Miscellaneous:

9781444310115 | Blackwell Pub, February 5, 2010, cover price $199.95

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Product Description: Liverpool was the first British port of call for most American travellers throughout the nineteenth century. Many left accounts of their experiences in the city, providing fascinating glimpses of a Liverpool life that has now disappeared...read more
By David Seed (editor)

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9781846311291 | Liverpool Univ Pr, September 15, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Liverpool was the first British port of call for most American travellers throughout the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: A Companion to Science Fiction assembles essays by an international range of scholars which discuss the contexts, themes and methods used by science fiction writers. This Companion conveys the scale and variety of science fiction...read more
By David Seed (editor)

Hardcover:

9781405112185 | Blackwell Pub, September 19, 2005, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: A Companion to Science Fiction assembles essays by an international range of scholars which discuss the contexts, themes and methods used by science fiction writers.

Paperback:

9781405184373 | Blackwell Pub, June 16, 2008, cover price $61.95 | About this edition: A Companion to Science Fiction assembles essays by an international range of scholars which discuss the contexts, themes and methods used by science fiction writers.

Miscellaneous:

9781405144582 | Blackwell Pub, April 15, 2008, cover price $167.95

Miscellaneous:

9780470997055 | Onl edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 25, 2008), cover price $190.00

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Product Description: Charlie’s Sportsmen’s Club is a two-story, skid-row joint housing a long bar, a poker room, and a Chinese restaurant, with hotel rooms rambling across the upper floor. Business depends on a subculture of alcoholics, hustlers, shills, gamblers, and those in need of a cheap bed...read more

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9780595708826 | Iuniverse Inc, December 12, 2007, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Charlie’s Sportsmen’s Club is a two-story, skid-row joint housing a long bar, a poker room, and a Chinese restaurant, with hotel rooms rambling across the upper floor.

Paperback:

9780595470921 | Iuniverse Inc, December 12, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Charlie’s Sportsmen’s Club is a two-story, skid-row joint housing a long bar, a poker room, and a Chinese restaurant, with hotel rooms rambling across the upper floor.

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Product Description: Fiction and film interrelate closely to each other, and the specially commissioned essays in this volume all consider different aspects of this relationship. Beginning with discussions of Dickens and Victorian literature, the contributors, all leading scholars in this field, demonstrate how visual devices like the magic lantern caught the interest of writers and affected their choice of subject and method...read more
By David Seed (editor)

Hardcover:

9781843840565 | Ds Brewer, August 30, 2005, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Fiction and film interrelate closely to each other, and the specially commissioned essays in this volume all consider different aspects of this relationship.

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Product Description: Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the "Push Buttons," a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country’s deepest bomb shelter. Four thousand feet underground, Level 7 has been built to withstand the most devastating attack and to be self-sufficient for five hundred years...read more

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9780299200640 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, June 24, 2004, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Level 7 is the diary of Officer X-127, who is assigned to stand guard at the "Push Buttons," a machine devised to activate the atomic destruction of the enemy, in the country’s deepest bomb shelter.

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Product Description: American science fiction has played a key role in the portrayal of the fears inherent in the Cold War. Working through a series of important texts, David Seed investigates the political inflections put on American narratives in the post-war decades by Cold War cultural circumstances...read more

Hardcover:

9781579581954 | Routledge, May 1, 1999, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1999.

Paperback:

9781853312274 | Edinburgh Univ Pr, May 1, 2002, cover price $52.00 | About this edition: American science fiction has played a key role in the portrayal of the fears inherent in the Cold War.

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Product Description: This wide-ranging volume explores the various dialogues that flourish between different aspects of science fiction: academics and fans, writers and readers; ideological stances and national styles; different interpretations of the genre; and how language and 'voices' are used in constructing SF...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Andy Sawyer (editor) and David Seed (editor)

Hardcover:

9780853238348 | Liverpool Univ Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This wide-ranging volume explores the various dialogues that flourish between different aspects of science fiction: academics and fans, writers and readers; ideological stances and national styles; different interpretations of the genre; and how language and 'voices' are used in constructing SF.

Paperback:

9780853238447 | Liverpool Univ Pr, February 1, 2001, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This wide-ranging volume explores the various dialogues that flourish between different aspects of science fiction: academics and fans, writers and readers; ideological stances and national styles; different interpretations of the genre; and how language and 'voices' are used in constructing SF.

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Product Description: This volume brings together essays on the cultural expression of apocalypse primarily in anglophone science fiction of the nineteenth and 20th centuries. Focusing on themes, writers, and individual works, the contributors examine the relations between secular and spiritual apocalypse, connecting the fiction and films to their historical moment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By David Seed (editor)

Hardcover:

9780312222796 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 17, 1999, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This volume brings together essays on the cultural expression of apocalypse primarily in anglophone science fiction of the nineteenth and 20th centuries.

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By David Seed (editor)

Hardcover:

9780815626329 | Syracuse Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Book by
9780853233480 | Gardners Books, March 1, 1995, cover price $82.20

Paperback:

9780815626404 | Syracuse Univ Pr, February 1, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The essays in this book focus particularly on how early SF engages with such contemporary issues as exploration, the development of science and social planning.

Product Description: Book by Seed, David

Hardcover:

9780312084264 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Book by Seed, David

Paperback:

9780312086008 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 1, 1992, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: This study gives a novel-by-novel analysis of Rudolph Wurlitzer's works, relating his fiction to the writings of the Beats, Beckett, and other influences. Each of his novels centres around a literal or metaphorical West where the cultural bearings of the protagonists are brought under pressure, returning again and again to issues of cultural breakdown and isolation...read more

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9780773496439 | Edwin Mellen Pr, February 1, 1992, cover price $129.95 | About this edition: This study gives a novel-by-novel analysis of Rudolph Wurlitzer's works, relating his fiction to the writings of the Beats, Beckett, and other influences.

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Product Description: Book by Seed, David

Hardcover:

9780877451655 | Univ of Iowa Pr, May 1, 1988, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Book by Seed, David

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