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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Themes, Works, and Wonders (3 Volume Set)

by Gary Westfahl

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Reference works,
  • Science fiction,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Science Fiction,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Fantasy fiction, American,
  • Science fiction, American,
  • Science fiction, English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420400M
    ISBN 100313329508
    ISBN 109780313329500

      The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works and Wonders. First Contact - Digital Science Fiction Anthology: Original Imprint - Book 1 (54, words; about pages in print), is an anthology of ten original science fiction short stories from professional writers. We are pleased to present in this exciting anthology a rich range of .

      Encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy through a bibliographic survey of the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and weird fiction through by Compiled by Donald H. Tuck Call Number: Olin Reference ZS36 T88 +. Science fiction (often shortened to sci-fi or SF) is a kind of e fiction stories can be novels, movies, TV shows, video games, comic books and other literature.. SF is often about the can be about imaginary new science and inventions such as spaceships, time machines, and e fiction stories are often in a world that is very different from the real world.

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Because The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy covers both genres, it is difficult to compare it to other works, such as Scarecrow's Historical Dictionary of Fantasy Literature.

The combined effort of some expert contributors--including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer--this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television/5(5). The combined effort of some expert contributors—including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer—this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television series.

"In a field dominated with biographical guides, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy takes a thematic approach. Instead of examining the creative development of individual writers, the editors explore the treatment of motifs and themes in fantastic : Gary Westfahl.

Greenwood Publishing Group, - Fantasy fiction, American- pages 0Reviews A comprehensive three-volume reference work offers six hundred entries, with the first two volumes covering themes. The combined effort of some expert contributors-including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer-this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television series/5(5).

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The combined effort of some expert contributors--including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer--this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television series.

Westfahl edited The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy published in He also edited Science Fiction Quotations. Both books are described as useful and fun. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, Volume 3.

Riverside. His previous books include No Cure for the Future (), Unearthly Visions (), Worlds Enough and Time (), Science Fiction, Canonization, Marginalization, and the Academy (), Science Fiction, Children's Literature, and. "In a field dominated with biographical guides, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy takes a thematic approach.

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Edited by Gary Westfahl. Advisory Board Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Fiona Kelleghan, David Langford, Andy Sawyer, and Darrell Schweitzer.

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Download The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction And Fantasy books, A comprehensive three-volume reference work offers six hundred entries, with the first two volumes covering themes and the third volume exploring two hundred classic works in literature, television, and film. The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

- School Library Journal "In a field dominated with biographical guides, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy takes a thematic approach. Instead of examining the creative development of individual writers, the editors explore the treatment of motifs and themes in fantastic literature.

In the work, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: Themes, Works, and Wonders, Gary Westfahl comments, "Recursive fantasy fiction – that is, a fantasy about writing fantasy – is scarce;" one potential example of recursive fantasy, however, would be Patrick Rothfuss ' The Kingkiller Chronicle.

Works of science fiction and fantasy are enormously popular among students and general readers. The combined effort of some expert contributors--including Richard Bleiler, John Clute, Ian Nichols, and Darrell Schweitzer--this encyclopedia discusses pervasive themes in science fiction and fantasy and gives detailed attention to selected novels, films, and television series.4/5.Historical fantasy is a category of fantasy and genre of historical fiction that incorporates fantastic elements (such as magic) into a more "realistic" narrative.

There is much crossover with other subgenres of fantasy; those classed as Arthurian, Celtic, or Dark Ages could just as easily be placed in historical fantasy. Stories fitting this classification generally take place prior to the.As Gary Westfahl notes in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy: “As a literature dedicated by its very nature to breaking new ground, perhaps, science fiction is not well suited as a vehicle for ancient time-honored sentiments about the virtues of love and family life.