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by T. A. Shippey

Author: T. A. Shippey
Subcategory: Fantasy
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks; New edition edition (October 21, 1993)
Pages: 614 pages
Category: Fantasy and Science Fiction
Rating: 4.5
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Start by marking The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The 30 selections are chronologically arranged and span most of the 20th-century, starting with H. G. Wells' "The Land Ironclads," thus providing an excellent historical sampler of developments and trends in the genre over that time. I read it at a time when I was looking for a textbook for a possible college-level science fiction course; and Oxford Univ.

The Oxford Book of Scienc. has been added to your Cart. -James Gunn, Director, The Center for the Study of Science Fiction, University of Kansas.

It may be a world far off in space or time, or it may be right here, right now, but with a twist-an invention, or event, or visitor-that suddenly changes everything. In The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories, Tom Shippey has brought together thirty classic science fiction tales, each of which offers a unique vision, an altered reality, a universe all its own. Here are some of the great names in science fiction-H. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Frederik Pohl, Brian Aldiss, Ursula K. Le Guin, Thomas Disch, Bruce Sterling, William Gibson, and David Brin.

Science fiction is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced .

Science fiction often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas". Thomas Alan Shippey is a British scholar and retired professor of Middle and Old English literature, as well as medievalism and modern fantasy and science fiction

Format Hardback 521 pages. Dimensions 138 x 216 x 4. 5mm 720g. Publication date 01 Mar 1994. Publisher Oxford University Press. Publication City/Country Oxford, United Kingdom. Illustrations note sources, bibliography.

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Science fiction is one of the 20th century's most characteristic - and dominant - literary forms. Despite critical disparagement and misunderstanding, it has millions of readers worldwide and has established itself at the heart of popular literary culture. This selection starts with H.G. Wells' "The Land Ironclads", and charts the development of science fiction this century through a wide range of practitioners - Rudyard Kipling, Arthur C. Clarke, Frederik Pohl, Brian Aldiss, Ursula Le Guin, J.G. Ballard, Paul McAuley, David Brin and many others. The 30 stories offer a potent blend of favourites and surprises, tracing the thematic and technical development of SF over the last 90 years.