Books in category Literary Criticism – Science Fiction & Fantasy

  • A Dreamer and a Visionary

    A Dreamer and a Visionary
    S. T. Joshi

    S. T. Joshi, the leading authority on Lovecraft, traces in detail the course of Lovecraft's life and shows how Lovecraft was engaged in the political, economic, social and intellectual currents of his time.

  • Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman

    Feminism in the Worlds of Neil Gaiman
    Tara Prescott, Aaron Drucker

    This collection of new essays looks carefully at the broad spectrum of Neil Gaiman’s work and how he interacts with feminism.

  • Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System

    Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System
    John Rieder

    In Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System, John Rieder asks literary scholars to consider what shape literary history takes when based on a historical, rather than formalist, genre theory.

  • Locating Science Fiction

    Locating Science Fiction
    Andrew Milner

    Locating Science Fiction is a ground breaking and potentially paradigm-shifting book, a major intervention into contemporary theoretical debates about SF. Academic literary criticism has tended to locate SF primarily in relation to the …

  • Stories about Stories

    Stories about Stories
    Brian Attebery

    The first comprehensive study of fantasy's uses of myth, this book offers insights into the genre's popularity and cultural importance.

  • A Tolkien Compass

    A Tolkien Compass
    Jared Lobdell

    The structure, content, and character of Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are dealt with in ten critical essays.

  • The Supernatural Index

    The Supernatural Index
    Michael Ashley, William Contento

    Indexes story collections by editor, book title, author, and story title

  • Age of Wonders

    Age of Wonders
    David G. Hartwell

    The book contains sections that offer advice on teaching courses in science fiction, disquisitions on the controversial subgenre of hard SF, and practical explanations of the economics of publishing science fiction and fantasy.

  • Ray Bradbury

    Ray Bradbury
    David Seed

    David Seed follows Bradbury's long career from the early short story masterpieces through his work in a wide variety of broadcast and film genres to the influential cultural commentary he spread via essays, speeches, and interviews.

  • Ciencia Ficci√ n Nueva gu√ a de lectura

    Ciencia Ficción. Nueva guía de lectura
    Miquel Barcelo

    La nueva versi√≥n, actualizada y ampliada, de la m√≠tica gu√≠a de lectura de Miquel Barcel√≥, cuya publicaci√≥n los lectores llevan veinticinco a√Īos esperando.

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