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8 edition of Science fiction after 1900 found in the catalog.

Science fiction after 1900

from the Steam man to the stars

by Brooks Landon

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-201) and index.

    StatementBrooks Landon.
    SeriesStudies in literary themes and genres ;, no. 12
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3433.8 .L36 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 251 p. ;
    Number of Pages251
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1005087M
    ISBN 100805709622
    LC Control Number96044851

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    Best Characters in Fiction Since From Book magazine, March/April Listen to the Talk of the Nation discussion. 1 - Jay Gatsby, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, This is a list of notable works of dystopian literature. A dystopia is an unpleasant (typically repressive) society, often propagandized as being utopian. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction states that dystopian works depict a negative view of "the way the world is supposedly going in order to provide urgent propaganda for a change in direction.".


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