DePauw University
HONR 101: Honor Scholar Seminar

Science Fiction

Dr. Arthur B. Evans
EC 204,
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(site last updated: 12 July 10)


Research Links

John Clute and Peter Nicholls, eds. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin's, 1993.
John Clute. Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia. London: Kindersley, 1995.
Neil Barron, ed. Anatomy of Wonder 4: A Critical Guide to Science Fiction. New Providence, NJ: Bowker, 1995.
Pierre Versins. L'Encyclopédie de l'utopie, des voyages extraordinaires et de la science-fiction. Lausanne, Switzerland: Editions L'Age d'Homme, 1972.
James Gunn, ed. The New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: Viking, 1988.
Phil Hardy, ed. The Overlook Film Encyclopedia: Science Fiction. Woodstock, NY: Overlook, 1995.
David G. Hartwell. Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction. New York: Tor, 1996.

Brian W. Aldiss and David Wingrove. Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction. London: Gollancz, 1986.
Edward James. Science Fiction in the Twentieth Century. New York: Oxford UP, 1994.
Paul K. Alkon. Science Fiction Before 1900: Imagination Discovers Technology. New York: Twayne, 1994.
Paul K. Alkon. Origins of Futuristic Fiction. Athens, GA: U of Georgia P, 1987.
Brooks Landon. Science Fiction After 1900: From the Steam Man to the Stars. New York: Twayne, 1997.
Everett F. Bleiler. Science-Fiction, the Early Years. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 1990.
Everett F. Bleiler and Richard Bleiler. Science-Fiction: The Gernsback Years. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 1998.
Vivian Sobchack. Screening Space: The American Science Fiction Film. New York: Ungar, 1987.
Darko Suvin. Metamorphoses of Science Fiction. New Haven: Yale UP, 1979.
Franz Rottensteiner. The Science Fiction Book: An Illustrated History. New York: Seabury, 1975.
Robert M. Philmus. Into the Unknown: Science Fiction from Francis Godwin to H.G. Wells. Berkeley: U of Califomia P, 1970.

Everett F. Bleiler, ed. Science Fiction Writers. New York: Scribner, 1982.
Darko Suvin and Robert M. Philmus, eds. H.G. Wells and Modern Science Fiction. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, 1977.
Eric S. Rabkin. Arthur C. Clarke. West Linn, OR: Starmont, 1979.
H. Bruce Franklin. Robert A. Heinlein: America as Science Fiction. New York: Oxford UP, 1980.
David Cowart and Thomas L. Wymer. Twentieth Century American Science-Fiction Writers. Dictionary of Literary Biography, vol. 8. Detroit: Gale, 1981.
John Huntington. The Logic of Fantasy: H.G. Wells and Science Fiction. New York: Columbia UP, 1982.
Arthur B. Evans. Jules Verne Rediscovered. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1988.
Donald M. Hassler. Isaac Asimov. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont, 1991.
Margaret Aldiss. The Work of Brian W. Aldiss. San Bernadino, CA: Borgo Press, 1992.
Peter Brigg. J.G. Ballard. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont, 1985.
Erling B. Holtsmark. Edgar Rice Burroughs. New York: Twayne, 1986.
Albert Berger. The Magic That Works: John W. Campbell and the American Response to Technology. San Bernadino, CA: Borgo, 1993.
Seth McEvoy. Samuel R. Delany. Ungar Press, 1983.
R.D. Mullen, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, and Arthur B. Evans, eds. On Philip K. Dick: 40 Articles from SFS. Terre Haute, IN: SFTH, 1992.
Patricia Warrick. Mind in Motion: The Fiction of Philip K. Dick. Southern Illinois University Press, 1987.
George Slusser. Harlan Ellison: Unrepentant Harlequin. Borgo Press, 1977.
Lance Olsen. William Gibson. Starmont, 1992.
Leon Stover. Robert A. Heinlein. Twayne, 1987.
David M. Miller. Frank Herbert. Starmont, 1980.
Elizabeth Cummings. Understanding Ursula K. Le Guin. Univ. of South Carolina Press, 1990.
Thomas D. Clareson. Frederik Pohl. Starmont, 1987.
Mark Stiegel. James Tiptree, Jr.. Starmont, 1985.
Jerome Klinkowitz. Kurt Vonnegut. New York: Routledge, 1982.
Theodore Krulik. Roger Zelazny. Ungar, 1986.
Larry McCaffery. Across Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers. Univ. of Illinois Press, 1990.

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