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The Resource Space and beyond : the frontier theme in science fiction, edited by Gary Westfahl

Space and beyond : the frontier theme in science fiction, edited by Gary Westfahl

Label
Space and beyond : the frontier theme in science fiction
Title
Space and beyond
Title remainder
the frontier theme in science fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gary Westfahl
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0876209
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S35
LC item number
S63 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Westfahl, Gary
Series statement
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy,
Series volume
no. 87
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • Science fiction films
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature
Label
Space and beyond : the frontier theme in science fiction, edited by Gary Westfahl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Space vs. time / Jack Williamson -- Big dumb objects and cosmic enigmas: the love affair between space friction and the trancendental / Peter Nicholls -- Flying to the moon in French and American science fiction / Daniele Chatelain and George Slusser -- What is this thing called space opera? / David Pringle -- On the final frontier / Jack Williamson -- The true fontier: confronting and avaoiding realities of space in American science fiction films / Gary Westfahl -- The art of technology: contours of space in the science fiction film / Ira Konigsberg -- Space for resistance: the disruption of the American frontier myth in 1950s science fiction films / Susan A. George -- Way station - the motion picture: a possibly premature progress report / Michael Cassutt -- Flight of passage: space travel as the metaphoric crossing of the threshold / Jeffrey M. Wallmann -- Take me to your leader: a new future for first contact stories / Patrice Caldwell -- Space and the frontier in Leslie F. Stone's "the fall of mercury" / Batya Weinbaum -- Space opera without the space: the culture novels of Iain M. Banks / William H. Hardesty -- Re-mythologizing outer space with C.S. Lewis and Cordwainer Smith / Robert Gorsch -- Painwise in space: the psychology of isolation in Cordwainer Smith and James P. Tiptree, Jr. / Alan C. Elms -- Social science in space and time / Clyde Wilcox -- Space, future war, and the frontier in American nuclear apocalypse narrative / Patrick B. Sharp -- Men and women in separate spaces / Lynn F. Williams -- Cyberspace: the moral dimension / Janeen Webb -- New world for old / Donald M. Hassler -- Comments on space and time / Gregory Benford, Jack Dann, and Janeen Webb, and James Gunn, and Howard V. Hendrix -- Sir Arthur C. Clarke: A telephone conversation / Eric S. Rabkin with questions from Paul A. Carter, Gary Kern, Frank McConnell, Daryle F. Mallett, Melissa Mannion, Joseph D. Miller, and Gary Westfahl
Control code
41606239
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 207 pages
Isbn
9780313308468
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99033689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41606239
Label
Space and beyond : the frontier theme in science fiction, edited by Gary Westfahl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Space vs. time / Jack Williamson -- Big dumb objects and cosmic enigmas: the love affair between space friction and the trancendental / Peter Nicholls -- Flying to the moon in French and American science fiction / Daniele Chatelain and George Slusser -- What is this thing called space opera? / David Pringle -- On the final frontier / Jack Williamson -- The true fontier: confronting and avaoiding realities of space in American science fiction films / Gary Westfahl -- The art of technology: contours of space in the science fiction film / Ira Konigsberg -- Space for resistance: the disruption of the American frontier myth in 1950s science fiction films / Susan A. George -- Way station - the motion picture: a possibly premature progress report / Michael Cassutt -- Flight of passage: space travel as the metaphoric crossing of the threshold / Jeffrey M. Wallmann -- Take me to your leader: a new future for first contact stories / Patrice Caldwell -- Space and the frontier in Leslie F. Stone's "the fall of mercury" / Batya Weinbaum -- Space opera without the space: the culture novels of Iain M. Banks / William H. Hardesty -- Re-mythologizing outer space with C.S. Lewis and Cordwainer Smith / Robert Gorsch -- Painwise in space: the psychology of isolation in Cordwainer Smith and James P. Tiptree, Jr. / Alan C. Elms -- Social science in space and time / Clyde Wilcox -- Space, future war, and the frontier in American nuclear apocalypse narrative / Patrick B. Sharp -- Men and women in separate spaces / Lynn F. Williams -- Cyberspace: the moral dimension / Janeen Webb -- New world for old / Donald M. Hassler -- Comments on space and time / Gregory Benford, Jack Dann, and Janeen Webb, and James Gunn, and Howard V. Hendrix -- Sir Arthur C. Clarke: A telephone conversation / Eric S. Rabkin with questions from Paul A. Carter, Gary Kern, Frank McConnell, Daryle F. Mallett, Melissa Mannion, Joseph D. Miller, and Gary Westfahl
Control code
41606239
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 207 pages
Isbn
9780313308468
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99033689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41606239

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