Science Fiction by Roger Luckhurst
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Science Fiction
By Roger Luckhurst

Science Fiction

By (author) See other recent books by Roger Luckhurst
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $44.95
Your Price: $40.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.02 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Science Fiction by Roger Luckhurst

Book Description

In this new and timely cultural history of science fiction, Roger Luckhurst examines the genre from its origins in the late nineteenth century to its latest manifestations. The book introduces and explicates major works of science fiction literature by placing them in a series of contexts, using the history of science and technology, political and economic history and cultural theory to develop the means for understanding the unique qualities of the genre.

Buy Science Fiction book by Roger Luckhurst from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780745628936
ISBN-10: 0745628931
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...

Customers who bought this also bought...

Books By Author Roger Luckhurst

Time Machine by Roger Luckhurst Time Machine, Paperback (January 2017)

The Time Machine is a scientific romance that helped invent the genre of science fiction and the time travel story. This edition features a contextual introduction, detailed explanatory notes, and two essays Wells wrote just prior to the publication of his first book.

Zombies by Roger Luckhurst Zombies, Paperback (September 2016)

Zombies: A Cultural History, now available in paperback, gives a definitive short introduction to the zombie, exploring the manifold meanings of this compelling, slow-moving yet relentless monster.

King Solomon's Mines by Roger Luckhurst King Solomon's Mines, Paperback (February 2016)

Allan Quatermain leads an expedition in search of a missing man and the fabled King Solomon's mines in deepest Africa. His exciting adventures captivated readers, and this new edition looks at Haggard's own African experiences and colonial attitudes to native tribes and the ravages of the British Empire.

Alien by Roger Luckhurst Alien, Paperback (October 2014)

Alien, that legendary fusion of science fiction and horror, was born out of a terrible monster movie script called Star Beast. Tracing the constellation of talents that came together to produce the film, this book explores how and why this interstellar slasher movie, this old dark house in space, came to coil itself around our darkest imaginings.

» View all books by Roger Luckhurst


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Science Fiction book by Roger Luckhurst and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Roger Luckhurst

Roger Luckhurst, Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College University of London

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Roger Luckhurst close
Time Machine by Roger Luckhurst
Zombies by Roger Luckhurst
King Solomon's Mines by Roger Luckhurst
Zombies by Roger Luckhurst
Alien by Roger Luckhurst
Mummy's Curse by Roger Luckhurst
Classic Horror Stories by Roger Luckhurst
Mummy's Curse by Roger Luckhurst
Dracula by Roger Luckhurst
Portrait of a Lady by Roger Luckhurst
Late Victorian Gothic Tales by Roger Luckhurst
Trauma Question by Roger Luckhurst
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Other Tales by Roger Luckhurst
Science Fiction by Roger Luckhurst
Transactions and Encounters by Roger Luckhurst
Invention of Telepathy by Roger Luckhurst
Fin de Siecle by Roger Luckhurst
Fin De Siecle by Roger Luckhurst
» close