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  1. Fantasy and the Real World in British Children’s Literature

    The Power of Story

    By Caroline Webb

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers—J.K. Rowling, Diana Wynne Jones, and Terry Pratchett—and investigates their sophisticated use of narrative strategies not only to engage children in reading, but to educate them into becoming mature readers and...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Superheroes and Identities

    Edited by Mel Gibson, David Huxley, Joan Ormrod

    Superheroes have been the major genre to emerge from comics and graphic novels, saturating popular culture with images of muscular men and sexy women. A major aspect of this genre is identity in the roles played by individuals, the development of identities through extended stories and in the ways...

    To Be Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading

    By Marek Oziewicz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. The expansion of YA speculative fiction that began in the 20th century coincided with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gender, Race, and American Science Fiction

    By Jason Haslam

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book focuses on the interplay of gender, race, and their representation in American science fiction, from the nineteenth-century through to the twenty-first, and across a number of forms including literature and film. Haslam explores the reasons why SF provides such a rich medium for both the...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Space and the Postmodern Fantastic in Contemporary Literature

    The Architectural Void

    By Patricia Garcia

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Arising from the philosophical conviction that our sense of space plays a direct role in our apprehension and construction of reality (both factual and fictional), this book investigates how conceptions of postmodern space have transformed the history of the impossible in literature. Deeply...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Embodying Gender and Age in Speculative Fiction

    A Biopsychosocial Approach

    By Derek J. Thiess

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Following scholarship on gender in science fiction, this book explores the limits of considering age as a social construction, positing that an acknowledgement of aged bodies necessarily changes the way we read both age and science fiction. The volume employs contemporary clinical psychology, the...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Educational Prophecies of Aldous Huxley

    The Visionary Legacy of Brave New World, Ape and Essence and Island

    By Ronald Zigler

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The visionary legacy of Aldous Huxley is as relevant today as ever. Huxley possessed a sober understanding of the human condition as well as an inspired vision of the human potential. This volume presents an interdisciplinary examination and appreciation of Aldous Huxley’s three visionary novels –...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    Edited by Sherryl Vint, Rob Latham

    Series: Routledge Literature Readers

    Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader is an essential resource for literature students studying science fiction, science and popular culture, and contemporary theory. This book combines key theoretical statements that have become touchstones for work in the field with more recent...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Race and Popular Fantasy Literature

    Diverse Fictions

    By Helen Young

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book illuminates the racialized nature of twenty-first century Western popular culture by exploring how discourses of race circulate in the Fantasy genre. It examines not only major texts in the genre, but also the impact of franchises, industry, editorial and authorial practices, and fan...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

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