Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction

1st Edition

Mark Bould, Andrew Butler, Adam Roberts, Sherryl Vint

Routledge
Published July 29, 2009
Reference - 296 Pages
ISBN 9780415439503 - CAT# RU49799
Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Summary

Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction is a collection of engaging essays on some of the most significant figures who have shaped and defined the genre. Diverse groups within the science fiction community are represented, from novelists and film makers to comic book and television writers. Important and influential names discussed include:

Octavia Butler

George Lucas

Robert Heinlein

Gene Roddenberry

Stan Lee

Ursula K. Le Guin

H.G. Wells

This outstanding reference guide charts the rich and varied landscape of science fiction and includes helpful and up-to-date lists of further reading at the end of each entry. Available in an easy to use A-Z format, Fifty Key Figures in Science Fiction will be of interest to students of Literature, Film Studies, and Cultural Studies.

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