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by Brian Stableford

eBook The Sociology of Science Fiction (I.O. Evans Studies in the Philosophy  Criticism of Literatu) ePub
Author: Brian Stableford
Language: English
ISBN: 0893701653
ISBN13: 978-0893701659
Publisher: Borgo Press; 1st edition (September 30, 2007)
Pages: 192
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Well-known critic Brian Stableford, a former professor at the University of Reading, contributes a fascinating and valuable attempt to grapple with the questions of why SF authors write what they write.

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Well-known critic Brian Stableford, a former professor at the University of Reading, contributes "a fascinating and valuable attempt to grapple with the questions of why SF authors write what they write, and why SF readers like what they like"-Interzone. Contents: Introduction; Approaches to the Sociology of Literature; The Analysis of Communicative Functions; The Evolution of Science Fiction as a Publishing Category; The Expectations of the Science Fiction Reader; Themes and Trends in Science Fiction; and Conclusion: The Communicative Functions of Science Fiction.

BRIAN STABLEFORD was born in Yorkshire in 1948. He taught at the University of Reading for several years, but is now a full-time writer. He has written many science fiction and fantasy novels, including The Empire of Fear, The Werewolves of London, Year Zero, The Curse of the Coral Bride, The Stones of Camelot and Prelude to Eternity.

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The sociology of science fiction. 1st ed. by Brian Stableford. Evans studies in the philosophy & criticism of literature ;, no. 4. Classifications. Published 1987 by Borgo Press in San Bernardino, Ca. Written in English. Science fiction, Social aspects, History and criticism, Social aspects of Science fiction. 189 p. ; Number of pages.

Brian Stableford is the bestselling writer of 50 books and hundreds of essays, including science fiction, fantasy, literary criticism, and popular nonfiction. He lives and works in Reading, England.

Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation Space, Time and Infinity: Essays on Fantastic Literature (.

Science fiction is a literary genre based on scientific speculation. Works of science fiction use the ideas and the vocabulary of all sciences to create valid narratives that explore the future effects of science on events and human beings. Science Fact and Science Fiction examines in one volume how science has propelled science-fiction and, to a lesser extent, how science fiction has influenced the sciences. Space, Time and Infinity: Essays on Fantastic Literature (. Evans Studies in the Philosophy & Criticism of Literature 39). Brian Stableford.

A study of the decadent literary movements in England and France . Glorious Perversity: The Decline and Fall of Literary Decadence . Evans studies in the philosophy & criticism of literature (Том 35).

A study of the decadent literary movements in England and France, focusing upon such poets and authors as Baudelaire and Oscar Wilde. He has published over 100 books, including science fiction and fantasy works, non-fiction, translations, and learned articles. He has written under the pseudonym of Brian Craig as well as under Brian Stableford and Brian M. Stableford.

Visual Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Famous Robots and Cyborgs: An Encyclopedia of Robots from TV, Film, Literature, Comics, Toys, and More. Videotrash & Treasures: A Field Guide to the Video Unknown. Monthly Terrors: An Index to the Weird Fantasy Magazines Published in the United States and Great Britain (Bibliographies and Indexes in World Literature). The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders (3 Volume Set) by Gary Westfahl (2005-09-30).

I present arguments from philosophy of science and from recent work in the theory of gravitational physics which indicate a possibility to defend also antirealistic views, and clarify in which sense both standpoints can be viable. Oneof the most characteristic and, at the sametime, most puzzling examples in discussions onchemical laws and theories is law. This law seems to be in its nature from the exact laws ofclassical physics, the latter being usuallyregarded as a paradigm of science byphilosophers. In this paper the main argumentsconcerning the peculiar character of chemicallaws and theories are examined.

Well-known critic Brian Stableford, a former professor at the University of Reading, contributes "a fascinating and valuable attempt to grapple with the questions of why SF authors write what they write, and why SF readers like what they like"-Interzone. Contents: Introduction; Approaches to the Sociology of Literature; The Analysis of Communicative Functions; The Evolution of Science Fiction as a Publishing Category; The Expectations of the Science Fiction Reader; Themes and Trends in Science Fiction; and Conclusion: The Communicative Functions of Science Fiction. Complete with Notes and References, Bibliography, and Index.
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