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Published: 01 July 2019

224 Pages

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781786942227

Bookseller Code (06)

Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction

Derek J. Thiess

Liverpool University Press

Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies LUP

  • The first academic book dedicated solely to sport and science fiction
  • A new, intersectional perspective on sport and the athletic body
  • Reads imaginative, speculative sport from films, novels, pulps, magazines, and comics
  • Demands a place for the physical, animal body alongside social theory
  • Explores the underlying reasons for our (especially academics') fear and suspicion of athletics

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