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Paul Alkon analyzes several key works that mark the most significant phases in the early evolution of science fiction, including Frankenstein, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, A Connecticut Yankee in King arthur's Court and The Time Machine. He places the work in context and discusses the genre and its relation to other kinds of literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415938877
ISBN-10: 0415938872
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul K. Alkon

Paul K. Alkon is Leo S. Bing Professor of English at the University of Southern California. His work Origins of Futuristic Fiction was the recipient of the Eaton Award for the year's best critical work on science fiction.

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