Introduction to the special issue on science fiction

Andrew John Milner, Sean Redmond

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Abstract

This introduction to a special issue of Thesis Eleven devoted to science fiction begins by exploring the way the genre has been handled by German and French critical theory and their Anglophone equivalents. It proceeds to a discussion of the historical sociology of the genre and, thence, to an account of what it terms the dialectic of science fiction endangerment. Finally, it concludes with a brief
overview of the various contributions to the issue.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3 - 11
Number of pages9
JournalThesis Eleven: Critical Theory and Historical Sociology
Volume131
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Apocalypse
  • critical theory
  • dystopia
  • ethics
  • historical sociology
  • science fiction
  • time travel

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Introduction to the special issue on science fiction. / Milner, Andrew John; Redmond, Sean.

In: Thesis Eleven: Critical Theory and Historical Sociology, Vol. 131, No. 1, 2015, p. 3 - 11.

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