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Forthcoming Science Fiction Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Shifting Focus

    Strangers and Strangeness in Literature and Education

    Edited by Peter Roberts

    Series: Educational Philosophy and Theory

    There is a long history of interest in ‘strangers’ and ‘strangeness’ in the West. Literature lends itself particularly well to an exploration of the strange in its richly varied forms, having often contained portraits of outsiders. These portraits depict people who are strange in their unusual...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading

    By Marek C. 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. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Black Imagination, Science Fiction and the Speculative

    Edited by Sandra Jackson, Julie Moody Freeman

    This book expands the discourse as well as the nature of critical commentary on science fiction, speculative fiction and futurism – literary and cinematic by Black writers. The range of topics include the following: black superheroes; issues and themes in selected works by Octavia Butler; selected...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Primo Levi's Narratives of Embodiment

    Containing the Human

    By Charlotte Ross

    This innovative reading of Primo Levi’s work offers the first sustained analysis in English of his representations of bodies and embodiment. Discussion spans the range of Levi’s works — from testimony to journalism, from essays to science fiction stories — identifying and tracing multiple...

    To Be Published April 29th 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 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader

    Edited by Sherryl Vint

    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 August 1st 2015 by Routledge