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Science Fiction: A Very Short Introduction
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from Oxford Univ Pr (July 14, 2011)
9780199557455 | details & prices | 147 pages | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $11.95
About: 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.