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Tables of Contents for The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction
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List of contributors
Foreword James Gunn
Introduction: reading science fiction Farah Mendlesohn
Part I. The History: 1. Science fiction before the genre Brian Stableford
2. The magazine era: 1926-1960 Brian Attebery
3. New wave and backwash: 1960-1980 Damien Broderick
4. Science fiction from 1980 to the present John Clute
5. Film and television Mark Bould
6. Science fiction and its editors Gary K. Wolfe
Part II. Critical Approaches: 7. Marxist theory and science fiction Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr
8. Feminist theory and science fiction Veronica Hollinger
9. Postmodernism and science fiction Andrew M. Butler
10. Science fiction and queer theory Wendy Pearson
Part III. Sub-genres and Themes: 11. The icons of science fiction Gwyneth Jones
12. Science fiction and the life sciences Joan Slonczewski and Michael Levy
13. Hard science fiction Kathryn Cramer
14. Space opera Gary Westfahl
15. Alternate history Andy Duncan
16. Utopias and anti-utopias Edward James
17. Politics and science fiction Ken MacLeod
18. Gender in science fiction Helen Merrick
19. Race and ethnicity in science fiction Elisabeth Anne Leonard
20. Religion and science fiction Farah Mendlesohn
Further reading.