Teaching Science Fiction: Teaching the New English

Author: Peter Wright Andy Sawyer
Publisher: Springer
Category: Literary Theory, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Contemporary Fiction, Society & Culture: General, Universities, Universities, Teaching Of A Specific Subject, Teaching Of A Specific Subject
Book Format: Paperback

Teaching Science Fiction is the first text in thirty years to explore the pedagogic potential of that most intellectually stimulating and provocative form of popular literature: science fiction. Innovative and academically lively, it offers valuable insights into how SF can be taught historically, culturally and practically at university level.

Author Biography

BRIAN ATTEBERY Professor of English, Idaho State University, USA MARK BRAKE Professor of Science Communication, University of Glamorgan, UK ANDREW M. BUTLER Independent Scholar CHRIS FERNS Professor of English, Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia, Canada M. ELIZABETH GINWAY Associate Professor of Portuguese, University of Florida, USA NEIL HOOK Senior Lecturer in Science Communication, University of Glamorgan, UK PAUL KINCAID Independent Scholar ROB LATHAM Associate Professor of English, University of California, Riverside, USA ADAM ROBERTS Professor Nineteenth-Century Literature, Royal Holloway University of London, UK GARY WESTFAHL Lecturer in English, University of California, Riverside, USA GARY K. WOLFE Professor of Humanities and English, Roosevelt University, USA LISA YASZEK Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Table Of Contents
Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors A Chronology of Significant Works Introduction; A.Sawyer & P.Wright Through Time and Space: A Brief History of Science Fiction; P.Kincaid Theorising Science Fiction: The Question of Terminology; G.K.Wolfe Teaching Utopia, Anti-Utopia, and Science Fiction; C.Ferns Teaching the Scientific Romance; A.Roberts Teaching Pulp Science Fiction; G.Westfahl Good SF: Teaching the Golden Age as Cultural History; L.Yaszek Teaching the New Wave; R.Latham Postmodernism, Postmodernity and the Postmodern: Telling Local Stories at the End of Time; A.M.Butler Teaching Gender and Science Fiction; B.Attebery Teaching Postcolonial Science Fiction; U.Mehan Teaching Latin American Science Fiction and Fantasy in English: A Case Study; M.E.Ginway Teaching Science and Science Fiction: A Case Study; M.Brake & N.Hook Design, Delivery and Evaluation; A.Sawyer & P.Wright Further Reading Index
About A. Sawyer
BRIAN ATTEBERY Professor of English, Idaho State University, USA
MARK BRAKE Professor of Science Communication, University of Glamorgan, UK
ANDREW M. BUTLER Independent Scholar
CHRIS FERNS Professor of English, Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia, Canada
M. ELIZABETH GINWAY Associate Professor of Portuguese, University of Florida, USA
NEIL HOOK Senior Lecturer in Science Communication, University of Glamorgan, UK
PAUL KINCAID Independent Scholar
ROB LATHAM Associate Professor of English, University of California, Riverside, USA
ADAM ROBERTS Professor Nineteenth-Century Literature, Royal Holloway University of London, UK
GARY WESTFAHL Lecturer in English, University of California, Riverside, USA
GARY K. WOLFE Professor of Humanities and English, Roosevelt University, USA
LISA YASZEK Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

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Artist / Author Peter Wright Andy Sawyer
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