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  • 'A New Type of History'by Beverley Southgate

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Linking fiction with history and historical theory, 'A New Type of History': Fictional Proposals for dealing with the Past focuses on a selection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century novelists ? Tolstoy, Proust, John Cowper Powys, Virginia Woolf, Wyndham Lewis, Penelope Lively, and James Hamilton-Paterson ? who have criticized scientifically based... more...

  • 21st-Century Gothicby Danel Olson

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    Selected by a poll of more than 180 Gothic specialists, the fifty-three original works discussed in 21st-Century Gothic represent the most impressive Gothic novels written around the world between 2000-2010. more...

  • The A to Z of Fantasy Literatureby Brian Stableford

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    Stableford provides an invaluable guide to this sequence of events and to the current state of the field. The dictionary includes cross-referenced entries on more than 700 authors, ranging across the entire historical spectrum, while more than 200 other entries describe the fantasy subgenres, key images in fantasy literature, technical terms used in... more...

  • The A to Z of Utopianismby Andrea L. Kross

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    This reference contains more than 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on utopian thought and experimentation that span the centuries from ancient times to the present. more...

  • Afrofuturismby Ytasha L. Womack

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 13.99

    Comprising elements of the avant-garde, science fiction, cutting-edge hip-hop, black comix, and graphic novels, Afrofuturism spans both underground and mainstream pop culture. With a twofold aim to entertain and enlighten, Afrofuturists strive to break down racial, ethnic, and all social limitations to empower and free individuals to be themselves.... more...

  • The Aftermath: Book 1by Sara Michelle

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2012; US$ 11.95

    Cecilia has always been secure in her world. A high school cheerleader, she is pretty and popular. And she dates Ryan, one of the cutest boys in her school. She leads a charmed and pampered life. Clearly everyone forgot the warnings buried deep in the quatrains of Nostradamus-- the end of days. When the world they know is destroyed, will their struggle... more...

  • Alternate Historyby Kathleen Singles

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.27

    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...

  • Atrocity and Amnesiaby Robert Boyers

    Oxford University Press 1987; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    A penetrating study of novels by Grass, Garcia M?rquez, Kundera, and others, Atrocity and Amnesia illuminates contemporary fiction and political thought. more...

  • Beyond Bond: Spies in Fiction and Filmby Wesley Britton

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00

    At a time when the methods and purposes of intelligence agencies are under a great deal of scrutiny, author Wesley Britton offers an unprecedented look at their fictional counterparts. In Beyond Bond: Spies in Film and Fiction , Britton traces the history of espionage in literature, film, and other media, demonstrating how the spy stories of the... more...

  • Beyond Cyberpunkby Graham J. Murphy; Sherryl Vint

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book is a collection of essays that considers the continuing cultural relevance of the cyberpunk genre into the new millennium. Cyberpunk is no longer an emergent phenomenon, but in our digital age of CGI-driven entertainment, the information economy, and globalized capital, we have never more been in need of a fiction capable of engaging with... more...