The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction by Gerry Canavan,Eric Carl Link

By Gerry Canavan,Eric Carl Link

The Cambridge spouse to American technological know-how Fiction explores the connection among the tips and topics of yank technological know-how fiction and their roots within the American cultural adventure. technological know-how fiction in the United States has lengthy served to mirror the country's hopes, wishes, pursuits, and fears. the information and conventions linked to technological know-how fiction are pervasive all through American movie and tv, comics and visible arts, video games and gaming, and fandom, in addition to around the tradition writ huge. via essays that tackle not just the historical past of technological know-how fiction in the USA but additionally the impression and value of yankee technological know-how fiction all through media and fan tradition, this spouse serves as a key source for students, lecturers, scholars, and enthusiasts of technological know-how fiction.

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