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How great science fiction works - season 1 [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (ca. 720 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 6 The Rise of the Science Fiction Pulps Episode 8 The Spaceship as a Science Fiction Icon Episode 12 The Science Fiction Wasteland Episode 7 The Golden Age of Science Fiction Stories Episode 4 Evolution and Deep Time in Science Fiction Episode 16 Encounters with the Alien Other Episode 14 Religion in Science Fiction Episode 22 Science Fiction's Urban Landscapes Episode 2 Science Fiction in the 19th Century Episode 11 From Mars to Arrakis: The Planet Episode 13 Invasions, Space Wars, and Xenocide Episode 1 Mary Shelley and the Birth of Science Fiction Episode 19 Cyberpunk and the 1980s Episode 9 The Robot: From Capek to Asimov Episode 18 Gender Questions and Feminist Science Fiction Episode 3 Science Fiction Treatments of History Episode 20 The 1990s: The New Space Opera Episode 21 The Artifact as a Science Fiction Icon Episode 5 Utopian Dreams and Dystopian Nightmares Episode 23 Science Fiction in the 21st Century Episode 10 The Golden Age of the Science Fiction Novel Episode 15 Science Fiction's New Wave Episode 24 The Future of Science Fiction Episode 17 Environmentalism in Science Fiction.
Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Summary, etc.: Science fiction, once maligned as mere pulp, has motivated cutting-edge scientific research, inspired new technologies, and changed how we view everyday life - and its themes and questions permeate popular culture. Take an unparalleled look at the influence, history, and greatest works of science fiction with illuminating insights and fascinating facts about this wide-ranging genre.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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