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The Resource Classical traditions in science fiction, edited by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens

Classical traditions in science fiction, edited by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens

Label
Classical traditions in science fiction
Title
Classical traditions in science fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.0876209
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S35
LC item number
C585 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rogers, Brett M.
  • Stevens, Benjamin Eldon
Series statement
Classical presences
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • Science fiction, English
  • Science fiction films
  • Science fiction television programs
  • Civilization, Ancient, in literature
  • Classical literature
  • Civilization, Ancient
Label
Classical traditions in science fiction, edited by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [339]-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Science fiction's rosy-fingered dawn. The lunar setting of Johannes Kepler's Somnium, science fiction's missing link / Dean Swinford -- Lucretius, Lucan, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Jesse Weiner -- Virgil in Jules Verne's Journey to the center of the earth / Benjamin Eldon Stevens -- Mr. Lucian in suburbia: links between the true history and the first men in the moon / Antony Keen -- Science fiction 'classics'. A complex Oedipus: the tragedy of Edward Morbius / Gregory S. Bucher -- Walter M. Miller, jr.'s A canticle for Leibowitz, The great year, and The ages of man / Erik Grayson -- Time and self-referentiality in The Iliad and Frank Herbert's Dune / Joel Christensen -- Disability as rhetorical trope in classical myth and Blade runner / Rebecca Raphael -- Classics in space. Moral and mortal in Star trek: the original series / George Kovacs -- Hybrids and homecomings in The odyssey and alien resurrection / Brett M. Rogers -- Classical antiquity and western identity in Battlestar Galactica / Vincent Tomasso -- Ancient classics for a future generation? Revised Iliadic epiphanies in Dan Simmons' Ilium / Gaël Grobéty -- Refiguring the Roman Empire in The hunger games trilogy / Marian Makins -- Jonathan Hickman's Pax Romana and the end of antiquity / W. Marshall
Control code
900593895
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 380 pages
Isbn
9780199988419
Lccn
2013036304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900593895
Label
Classical traditions in science fiction, edited by Brett M. Rogers and Benjamin Eldon Stevens
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [339]-370) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Science fiction's rosy-fingered dawn. The lunar setting of Johannes Kepler's Somnium, science fiction's missing link / Dean Swinford -- Lucretius, Lucan, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein / Jesse Weiner -- Virgil in Jules Verne's Journey to the center of the earth / Benjamin Eldon Stevens -- Mr. Lucian in suburbia: links between the true history and the first men in the moon / Antony Keen -- Science fiction 'classics'. A complex Oedipus: the tragedy of Edward Morbius / Gregory S. Bucher -- Walter M. Miller, jr.'s A canticle for Leibowitz, The great year, and The ages of man / Erik Grayson -- Time and self-referentiality in The Iliad and Frank Herbert's Dune / Joel Christensen -- Disability as rhetorical trope in classical myth and Blade runner / Rebecca Raphael -- Classics in space. Moral and mortal in Star trek: the original series / George Kovacs -- Hybrids and homecomings in The odyssey and alien resurrection / Brett M. Rogers -- Classical antiquity and western identity in Battlestar Galactica / Vincent Tomasso -- Ancient classics for a future generation? Revised Iliadic epiphanies in Dan Simmons' Ilium / Gaël Grobéty -- Refiguring the Roman Empire in The hunger games trilogy / Marian Makins -- Jonathan Hickman's Pax Romana and the end of antiquity / W. Marshall
Control code
900593895
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 380 pages
Isbn
9780199988419
Lccn
2013036304
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)900593895

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