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Published: 01 April 2016

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9781781382615

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Learning from Science Fiction

Tom Shippey

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP

  • A collection of essays exploring the role of the 'soft sciences' - history, anthropology, cultural studies in SF
  • Written by a major international figure in the field of SF and Fantasy: Shippey was the academic advisor to Peter Jackson for the Lord of the Rings films
  • Bridges the divide between 'fannish' writing and critical study