Science Fiction: An Introduction (Literary Genres)
by Pat Wheeler
Continuum International Publishing Group Hardcover ISBN/ITEM#: 0826415644
Date: November 2007 List Price $65.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Synopsis: A student guide to this popular literary genre, this title contains tips and further reading for successful study at undergraduate level. A series of introductory books, the "Genre Series" offers students, writers and academics a window into some of the most popular topics, styles and periods in literature. Designed to be user-friendly, each volume shares the same structure, including: a broad definition of the genre and its essential elements; a timeline of historical developments; critical concerns to bear in mind while reading; detailed readings of several key texts; in-depth analysis of major themes and issues; signposts for further study; a summary of the most important criticism in the field; a glossary of terms; and an annotated, critical reading list.
(Source: Continuum International Publishing Group)