How Great Science Fiction Works

How Great Science Fiction Works

Book Plus CD - 2016
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"Robots, spaceships, futuristic megacities, planets orbiting distant stars. These icons of science fiction are now in our daily news. Science fiction, once maligned as mere pulp, has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life -- and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre. If you think science fiction doesn't have anything to do with you, this course deserves your attention. And if you love science fiction, you can't miss this opportunity to trace the arc of science fiction's evolution, understand the hallmarks of great science fiction, and delve deeply into classics while finding some new favorites."--Provided by publisher.
Published: Chantilly, VA :, Great Courses/The Teaching Company,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781629972435
Branch Call Number: 809.3876 WOL
Characteristics: 12 audio discs :,digital, CD audio ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 course guidebook (vi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
digital, optical, stereo, rda
audio file, CD audio, rda
Additional Contributors: Teaching Company


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