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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 13 new and published books in the subject of Science Fiction — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture

    Post-Millennial Perspectives on the End of the World

    Edited by Monica Germana, Aris Mousoutzanis

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This interdisciplinary collection of essays focuses on critical and theoretical responses to the apocalypse of the late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century cultural production. Examining the ways in which apocalyptic discourses have had an impact on how we read the world’s globalised space,...

    Published July 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Battlestar Galactica and International Relations

    Edited by Nicholas J. Kiersey, Iver B. Neumann

    Series: Popular Culture and World Politics

    Looking at a television franchise like Battlestar Galactica (BSG) is no longer news within the discipline of International Relations. A growing number of scholars in and out of IR are studying the importance of cultural artifacts – popular or otherwise – for the phenomena that make up the core of...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Science Fiction TV

    By J. P. Telotte

    Series: Routledge Television Guidebooks

    The first in the Routledge Television Guidebooks series, Science Fiction TV offers an introduction to the versatile and evolving genre of science fiction television, combining historical overview with textual readings to analyze its development and ever-increasing popularity. J. P. Telotte...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Science Fiction Film, Television, and Adaptation

    Across the Screens

    Edited by Jay Telotte, Gerald Duchovnay

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    While film and television seem to be closely allied screen media, our feature films and television series have seldom been successfully adapted across those screens. In fact, rather than functioning as portals, those allied media often seem, quite literally, screens that filter out something that...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Unnameable Monster in Literature and Film

    By Maria Beville

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book visits the 'Thing' in its various manifestations as an unnameable monster in literature and film, reinforcing the idea that the very essence of the monster is its excess and its indeterminacy. Tied primarily to the artistic modes of the gothic, science fiction, and horror, the unnameable...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Music in Science Fiction Television

    Tuned to the Future

    Edited by K.J. Donnelly, Philip Hayward

    Series: Routledge Music and Screen Media Series

    The music for science fiction television programs, like music for science fiction films, is often highly distinctive, introducing cutting-edge electronic music and soundscapes. There is a highly particular role for sound and music in science fiction, because it regularly has to expand the vistas...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Building Imaginary Worlds

    The Theory and History of Subcreation

    By Mark J.P. Wolf

    Mark J.P. Wolf’s study of imaginary worlds theorizes world-building within and across media, including literature, comics, film, radio, television, board games, video games, the Internet, and more. Building Imaginary Worlds departs from prior approaches to imaginary worlds that focused mainly on...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  8. Science Fiction

    By Dr Mark Bould

    Series: Routledge Film Guidebooks

    Science Fiction explores the genre from 1895 to the present day, drawing on examples from over forty countries. It raises questions about the relationship between science fiction, science and technology, and examines the interrelationships between spectacle, narrative and self-reflexivity, paying...

    Published June 11th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Artificial Culture

    Identity, Technology, and Bodies

    By Tama Leaver

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    Artificial Culture is an examination of the articulation, construction, and representation of "the artificial" in contemporary popular cultural texts, especially science fiction films and novels. The book argues that today we live in an artificial culture due to the deep and inextricable...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

    Edited by Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important...

    Published July 28th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Artificial Culture: Identity, Technology, and Bodies
    By Tama Leaver
    To Be Published November 27th 2014
  2. Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader
    Edited by Sherryl Vint, Rob Latham
    To Be Published June 30th 2015

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