Overview:Classical Traditions in Science Fiction - Classical Presences - For all its concern with change in the present and future, science fiction is deeply rooted in the past and, surprisingly, engages especially deeply with the ancient world. Indeed, both as an area in which the meaning of "classics" is actively transformed and as an open-ended set of texts whose own 'classic' status is a matter of ongoing debate, science fiction reveals much about the roles played by ancient classics in modern times. Classical Traditions in Science Fiction is the first collection dedicated to the rich study of science fiction's classical heritage, offering a much-needed mapping of its cultural and intellectual terrain. This volume discusses a wide variety of representative examples from both classical antiquity and the past four hundred years of science fiction, beginning with science fiction's "rosy-fingered dawn" and moving toward the other-worldly literature of the present day. As it makes its way through the eras of science fiction, Classical Traditions in Science Fiction exposes the many levels on which science fiction engages the ideas of the ancient world, from minute matters of language and structure to the larger thematic and philosophical concerns.

This book is on page /0d46205a290e930c54bf2f3c279ac018/book/1603726309-9780199988419. It was written by the following authors: Brett M. Rogers, Benjamin Eldon Stevens. Book Classical Traditions in Science Fiction - Classical Presences, which can be read online, published by the company: Oxford University Press Inc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Science Fiction, Poetry, Horror, Fantasy, Criticism, Drama. The book was published on 2015-02-26 00:00:00. It has 400 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 582 g. File for download Classical Traditions in Science Fiction - Classical Presences has PDF format and is called classical-traditions-in-science-fiction-classical-presences.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our goptimiz.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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