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  • The Cambridge Companion to Science Fictionby Edward James; Farah Mendlesohn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction. more...

  • The Tale of Terrorby Edith Birkhead

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    If you're a true fan of horror fiction, don't miss scholar Edith Birkhead's classic survey of the origins of the genre, The Tale of Terror. Focusing on the early roots of horror in the Romantic and Victorian eras, this comprehensive study offers compelling insight and analysis of well-known tales and obscure gems alike. more...

  • Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fictionby Marek C. Oziewicz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    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 20 th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in conceptualizations of justice, and with spectacular... more...

  • Mythen der Vergangenheitby Ortwin Pelc

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 36.01

    Eine Vielzahl von historischen Ereignissen und Entwicklungen wurde im Lauf der Zeit verfälscht, verklärt und für aktuelle, nicht zuletzt politische Interessen genutzt. Die Beiträge dieses Bandes prüfen und entschlüsseln solche Geschichtsmythen anhand der überlieferten schriftlichen, archäologischen und kunsthistorischen Quellen und versuchen, die Genese... more...

  • Schützenhilfeby Gabriel Anwander; Anna Sommer

    Limmat Verlag 2013; US$ 24.99

    Am Stadtrand von Bern sitzt Anwalt Schild beim Essen. Just als seine Frau in die Küche geht, tritt jemand aus dem Garten ins Haus, erschiesst ihn und verschwindet wieder. Sein aktueller Mandant, den er verteidigen sollte, war ein Finanzbetrüger, der sich nach Lipari abgesetzt hatte. Der Expolizist Alexander Bergmann hält sich mit Schnüffelarbeiten... more...

  • Science Fiction and Speculative Fictionby P. L. Thomas

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Why did Kurt Vonnegut shun being labeled a writer of science fiction (SF)? How did Margaret Atwood and Ursula K. Le Guin find themselves in a public argument about the nature of SF? This volume explores the broad category of SF as a genre, as one that challenges readers, viewers, teachers, and scholars, and then as one that is often itself challenged... more...

  • Science Fiction Teacher's Guideby Saddleback Educational Publishing

    Saddleback Publishing 2009; US$ 17.95

    Science Fiction Teacher's Resource Guide includes: Bugged!; Escape From Earth; Flashback; Murray's Nightmare; Under Siege. The Teacher's Resource Guides contain 48-pages. Reproducible exercises including pre-reading activities to introduce story themes and vocabulary; crossword and hidden word puzzles; language arts extension; traditional... more...

  • Alternate Historyby Kathleen Singles

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    While, strictly speaking, Alternate Histories are not Future Narratives, their analysis can shed a clear light on why Future Narratives are so different from past narratives. Trying to have it both ways, most Alternate Histories subscribe to a conflicting set of beliefs concerning determinism and freedom of choice, contingency and necessity.... more...

  • Science Fictionby Frances Ridley

    RISING STARS UK LTD 2008; US$ 6.99

    Find out about the world of science fiction - discover lots about time travel and UFOs!The Snapshots series of colourful and visually appealing titles is designed to engage 9 to 14 year old reluctant readers. With their bold design and familiar subject matter – from battles to Batman – these books are perfect for guided reading and for encouraging... more...

  • Kennzahlenby J. Hilmar Vollmuth; Robert Zwettler

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2013; US$ 4.11

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2013-03-06T15:32:01 --><p>Die wichtigsten Kennzahlen - einfach und verständlich erklärt!</p><p>Dieser TaschenGuide führt Sie in die Grundlagen der Kennzahlen ein und zeigt anhand vieler Beispiele die Berechnungen. Jetzt in der einmaligen Best of - Edition!</p><p><strong>Inhalte:</strong></p><ul><li>Was... more...