The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction

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The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction

This Companion explores the relationship between the ideas and themes of American science fiction and their roots in the American cultural experience.

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The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Gerry Canavan, Eric Carl Link
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-26 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This Companion explores the relationship between the ideas and themes of American science fiction and their roots in the American cultural experience.
Comics through Time: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1921
Authors: M. Keith Booker
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-28 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Focusing especially on American comic books and graphic novels from the 1930s to the present, this massive four-volume work provides a colorful yet authoritative source on the entire history of the comics medium. • Provides historical context within individual entries that allows readers to grasp the significance of that entry
Superhero Science: Kapow! Comic Book Crime Fighters Put Physics to the Test
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Barbara Bakowski, Lynnette Brent Sandvold
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-08-07 - Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP

Describes real scientific breakthroughs and how they mirror the "super powers" of fictional heroes.
The Posthuman Body in Superhero Comics
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Scott Jeffery
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-11 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the concepts of Post/Humanism and Transhumanism as depicted in superhero comics. Recent decades have seen mainstream audiences embrace the comic book Superhuman. Meanwhile there has been increasing concern surrounding human enhancement technologies, with the techno-scientific movement of Transhumanism arguing that it is time humans took active control
Enter the Superheroes
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Alex S. Romagnoli, Gian S. Pagnucci
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-20 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

Ever since the first appearances of Superman and Batman in comic books of the late 1930s, superheroes have been a staple of the popular culture landscape. Though initially created for younger audiences, superhero characters have evolved over the years, becoming complex figures that appeal to more sophisticated readers. While superhero