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The Resource New worlds for old; : the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature

New worlds for old; : the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature

Label
New worlds for old; : the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature
Title
New worlds for old;
Title remainder
the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ketterer, David
Dewey number
813/.0876
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S35
LC item number
K4 1974b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Melville, Herman
  • Brown, Charles Brockden
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Le Guin, Ursula K
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Twain, Mark
  • Le Guin, Ursula K
  • Melville, Herman
  • Poe, Edgar Allan
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Science fiction, American
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • End of the world in literature
  • Science fiction
  • Science-Fiction-Literatur
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • End of the world in literature
  • Science fiction, American
  • CHR 1974
  • PRO Adams, Mark B. (donor) (Adams Collection copies)
Label
New worlds for old; : the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science fiction -- A prophecy of America, the moon, and mars -- Edgar Allen Poe and the visionary tradition of science fiction -- The left hand of darkness: Ursula K. LeGuin's archetypal "Winter-journey" -- Utopian fantasy as millennial motive and science-fictional motif -- The means and ends of science fiction -- The transformed world of Charles Brockden Brown's Wieland -- Solaris and the illegitimate suns of science fiction -- Epoch-eclipse and apocalypse: special "effects" in A Connecticut yankee -- New dimensions of time, space, and literature -- Melville's The confidence-man and the fiction of science -- Vonnegut's Spiral siren call: From Dresden's Lunar vistas to Tralfamadore
Control code
ocm00772148
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780385004701
Lccn
72096278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00772148
  • (OCoLC)00772148
Label
New worlds for old; : the apocalyptic imagination, science fiction, and American literature
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Science fiction -- A prophecy of America, the moon, and mars -- Edgar Allen Poe and the visionary tradition of science fiction -- The left hand of darkness: Ursula K. LeGuin's archetypal "Winter-journey" -- Utopian fantasy as millennial motive and science-fictional motif -- The means and ends of science fiction -- The transformed world of Charles Brockden Brown's Wieland -- Solaris and the illegitimate suns of science fiction -- Epoch-eclipse and apocalypse: special "effects" in A Connecticut yankee -- New dimensions of time, space, and literature -- Melville's The confidence-man and the fiction of science -- Vonnegut's Spiral siren call: From Dresden's Lunar vistas to Tralfamadore
Control code
ocm00772148
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
1st ed..
Extent
xii, 347 pages
Isbn
9780385004701
Lccn
72096278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00772148
  • (OCoLC)00772148

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