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In other worlds : SF and the human imagination, Margaret Atwood

Label
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination
Title
In other worlds
Title remainder
SF and the human imagination
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Atwood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A series of the author's essays explores essential truths about the modern world and the her personal relationship with the science-fiction genre, in a volume that is complemented by key reviews and three unpublished Ellmann Lectures
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.A8
LC item number
Z545 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination, Margaret Atwood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination. Flying rabbits : denizens of distant space ; Burning bushes : why heaven and hell went to Planet X ; Dire cartographies : the roads to Utopia -- Other deliberations. An introductory note ; Woman on the edge of time by Marge Piercy ; H. Rider Haggard's She ; The queen of quirkdom : The birthday of the world and other stories by Ursula K.Le Guin ; Arguing against ice cream : Enough : Staying human in an engineered age by Bill McKibben ; George Orwell : some personal connections ; Ten ways of looking at The island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells ; Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro ; After the last battle : Visa for Avalon by Bryher ; Brave new world by Aldous Huxley ; Of the madness of mad scientists : Jonathan Swift's Grand Academy -- Five tributes ; An introductory note ; Cryogenics : a symposium ; Cold-blooded ; Homelanding : Time capsule found on the dead planet ; "The peach women of Aa'a" from The Blind Assassin
Control code
sky237599690
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 255 p.
Isbn
9780385533966
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013776
System control number
a1748386
Label
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination, Margaret Atwood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
In other worlds : SF and the human imagination. Flying rabbits : denizens of distant space ; Burning bushes : why heaven and hell went to Planet X ; Dire cartographies : the roads to Utopia -- Other deliberations. An introductory note ; Woman on the edge of time by Marge Piercy ; H. Rider Haggard's She ; The queen of quirkdom : The birthday of the world and other stories by Ursula K.Le Guin ; Arguing against ice cream : Enough : Staying human in an engineered age by Bill McKibben ; George Orwell : some personal connections ; Ten ways of looking at The island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells ; Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro ; After the last battle : Visa for Avalon by Bryher ; Brave new world by Aldous Huxley ; Of the madness of mad scientists : Jonathan Swift's Grand Academy -- Five tributes ; An introductory note ; Cryogenics : a symposium ; Cold-blooded ; Homelanding : Time capsule found on the dead planet ; "The peach women of Aa'a" from The Blind Assassin
Control code
sky237599690
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 255 p.
Isbn
9780385533966
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2011013776
System control number
a1748386

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