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Product Description: A prolific author, Isaac Asimov is most admired for his science fiction, including his collection of short stories I, Robot and his Robot, Empire and Foundation series novels. While each of these narratives takes place in a different fictional universe, Asimov asserted at the end of his career that he had, with his last Robot and Foundation novels, unified them into one coherent metaseries...read more

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9780786498239 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, April 21, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A prolific author, Isaac Asimov is most admired for his science fiction, including his collection of short stories I, Robot and his Robot, Empire and Foundation series novels.

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Product Description: Speculative science fiction, with its underlying socio-political dialogue, represents an important intersection of popular culture and public discourse. As a pop culture text, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars offers critical commentary on contemporary issues, marking a moment of interplay whereby author and audience come together in what Russian philosopher Mikhail Bakhtin called collaborative meaning making...read more

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9780786477647 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 1, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Speculative science fiction, with its underlying socio-political dialogue, represents an important intersection of popular culture and public discourse.

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9781476663074, titled "Michael Moorcock: Fiction, Fantasy and the World’s Pain" | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 22, 2015, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: The purpose of this collection, which was first published in 1996, is to provide both an overview of the major critical approaches to the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and a selection of the best essays dealing with them. The essays examine the origins of the Mabinogion, comparative analyses, and structural and thematic interpretations...read more

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9781138854833 | Reissue edition (Routledge, May 6, 2015), cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The purpose of this collection, which was first published in 1996, is to provide both an overview of the major critical approaches to the Four Branches of the Mabinogi and a selection of the best essays dealing with them.

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Product Description: The birth of modern fantasy in 1930s Britain and America saw the development of new literary and film genres. J.R.R. Tolkien created modern fantasy with The Lord of the Rings, set in a fictional world based upon his life in the early 20th century British Empire, and his love of language and medieval literature...read more

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9780786495375 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The birth of modern fantasy in 1930s Britain and America saw the development of new literary and film genres.

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Product Description: H. Beam Piper is one of science fiction's most enigmatic writers. In 1946 Piper appeared seemingly from out of nowhere, already at the top of his form. He published a number of memorable short stories in the premier science fiction magazine of the time, Astounding Science Fiction, under legendary editor John W...read more

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9780786477319 | Reprint edition (McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 28, 2014), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: H.

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Product Description: This book explores how contemporary fantastic fiction by women writers responds to the past and imagines the future. The first two chapters look at revisionist rewritings of fairy tales and historical texts; the third and fourth focus on future-oriented narratives including dystopias and space fiction...read more

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9780786478262 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, December 5, 2013, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: This book explores how contemporary fantastic fiction by women writers responds to the past and imagines the future.

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Product Description: Robert A. Heinlein is generally recognized as the most important American science fiction writer of the 20th century. This is the first detailed critical examination of his entire career. It is not a biography--that is being done in a two-volume work by William Patterson...read more

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9780786474981 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 13, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Robert A.

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Product Description: Reversing a common science fiction cliche, Farscape follows the adventures of the human astronaut John Crichton after he is shot through a wormhole into another part of the universe. Here Crichton is the only human being, going from being a member of the most intelligent species on our planet to being frequently considered mentally deficient by the beings he encounters in his new environment...read more

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9780786467907 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 6, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Reversing a common science fiction cliche, Farscape follows the adventures of the human astronaut John Crichton after he is shot through a wormhole into another part of the universe.

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Product Description: This collection of fresh essays addresses a broad range of topics in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, both old (1963-1989) and new (2005-present). The book begins with the fan: There are essays on how the show is viewed and identified with, fan interactions with each other, reactions to changes, the wilderness years when it wasn't in production...read more
By Gillian I. Leitch (editor)

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9780786465491 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 6, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This collection of fresh essays addresses a broad range of topics in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who, both old (1963-1989) and new (2005-present).

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Product Description: Lois McMaster Bujold has won a shelf full of awards--Hugos, Nebulas, and others--for both her science fiction and fantasy writing. She is one of the most respected names in the field, always delivering polished, thoughtful, and well-crafted writing...read more

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9780786468331 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 14, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Lois McMaster Bujold has won a shelf full of awards--Hugos, Nebulas, and others--for both her science fiction and fantasy writing.

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Product Description: "Science fiction" can be translated into "real unreality." More than a genre like fantasy, which creates entirely new realms of possibility, science fiction constructs its possibilities from what is real, from what is, indeed, possible, or conceivably so...read more
By Michael G. Cornelius (editor) and Sherry Ginn (editor)

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9780786466856 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, November 1, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: "Science fiction" can be translated into "real unreality.

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Product Description: This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins's epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines. The contributors probe the trilogy's meaning using theories grounded in historicism, feminism, humanism, queer theory, as well as cultural, political, and media studies...read more
By Leisa A. Clark (editor) and Mary Pharr (editor)

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9780786470198 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 10, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins's epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines.

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9780786444632 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 15, 2011, cover price $40.00

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Product Description: Science fiction has always challenged readers with depictions of the future. Can the genre actually provide glimpses of the world of tomorrow? This collection of fifteen international and interdisciplinary essays examines the genre's predictions and breaks new ground by considering the prophetic functions of science fiction films as well as SF literature...read more

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9780786458417 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 15, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Science fiction has always challenged readers with depictions of the future.

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Product Description: Examining how we interpret Welshness today, this volume brings together fourteen essays covering a full range of representations of Welsh mythology, folklore, and ritual in popular culture. Topics covered include the twentieth-century fantasy fiction of Evangeline Walton, the Welsh presence in the films of Walt Disney, Welshness in folk music, video games, and postmodern literature...read more

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9780786461707 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 5, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Examining how we interpret Welshness today, this volume brings together fourteen essays covering a full range of representations of Welsh mythology, folklore, and ritual in popular culture.

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Product Description: From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy have achieved cult status. Focusing on eight such series, this work analyzes their respective innovations and influences...read more

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9780786443154 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 10, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: From The Prisoner in the 1960s to the more recent Heroes and Lost, a group of television series with strong elements of fantasy have achieved cult status.

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Product Description: Australia has been a frequent choice of location for narratives about the end of the world in science fiction and speculative works, ranging from pre-colonial apocalyptic maps to key literary works from the last fifty years. This critical work explores the role of Australia in both apocalyptic literature and film...read more

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9780786460519 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 24, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Australia has been a frequent choice of location for narratives about the end of the world in science fiction and speculative works, ranging from pre-colonial apocalyptic maps to key literary works from the last fifty years.

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Product Description: Written by international experts from a range of disciplines, these essays examine the uniquely British contribution to science fiction film and television. Viewing British SF as a cultural phenomenon that challenges straightforward definitions of genre, nationhood, authorship and media, the editors provide a conceptual introduction placing the essays within their critical context...read more

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9780786446216 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, February 18, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Written by international experts from a range of disciplines, these essays examine the uniquely British contribution to science fiction film and television.

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Product Description: The first book-length treatment of Le Guin's feminism, this text offers a career-spanning look at her engagement with modern gender theory and practice. During the 1970s, Le Guin experienced a paradigm shift to feminism, a change which had profound effects on her work...read more

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9780786442775 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, March 8, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The first book-length treatment of Le Guin's feminism, this text offers a career-spanning look at her engagement with modern gender theory and practice.

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