Table of contents for The Greenwood encyclopedia of science fiction and fantasy : themes, works, and wonders / edited by Gary Westfahl ; foreword by Neil Gaiman.

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 Contents
Foreword
 by Neil Gaiman
Preface
 by Gary Westfahl
Guide to Related Topics
Volume 1: Themes A-K
Absurdity
Adam and Eve
Advertising
Africa
Air Travel
Alien Worlds
Aliens in Space
Aliens on Earth
Allegory
Alternate History
Amazons
America
Androgyny
Androids
Angels
Animals and Zoos
Anthropology
Antimatter
Anxiety
Apes
Apocalypse
Apprentice
Arcadia
Architecture and Interior Design
Art
Arthur
Asia
Astronauts
Atlantis
Australia
Automobiles
Babies
Barbarians
Beauty
Betrayal
Bildungsroman
Biology
Birds
Birth
Black Holes
Blood
Books
Borderlands
Business
Carnival
Castles
Cats
Caverns
Cemeteries
Chess
Children
China
Chivalry
Christianity
Christmas
Cities
Civilization
Class System
Clichés
Clocks and Timepieces
Clones
Clowns and Fools
Colors
Comedy
Comets and Asteroids
Communication
Community
Computers
Cosmology
Courage
Crime and Punishment
Cultures
Curses
Cyberpunk
Cyberspace
Cyborgs
Cycles
Dark Fantasy
Darkness
Death
Decadence
Demons
Desert
Destiny
Detectives
Deus ex Machina
Dimensions
Dinosaurs
Disaster
Disguise
Divination
Dogs 
Dolls and Puppets
Doppelganger
Dragons
Dreams
Drugs
Dwarfs
Dystopia
Earth
Ecology
Economics
Education
Egypt
Elder Races
Elements
Elves
Enlargement
Escape
Eschatology
Espionage
Estrangement
Eternity
Ethics
Europe
Evil
Evolution
Exile
Exploration
Fables
Fairies
Fairy Tales
Family
Far Future
Farms
Fashion
Fathers
Feminism
Fin de Siècle
Fire
First Contact
Fish and Sea Creatures
Flood
Flowers
Flying
Food and Drink
Force
Forests
Frankenstein Monsters
Freedom
Friendship
Frontier
Future Wars
Galactic Empire
Games
Gardens
Gender
Generation Starship
Genetic Engineering
Ghosts and Hauntings
Giants
Gifts
Globalization
Goblins
Gods and Goddesses
Gold and Silver
Golem
Gothic
Governance Systems
Gravity
Guilt and Responsibility
Habitats
Halloween
Hard Science Fiction
Heaven
Hell
Heroes
Heroic Fantasy
History
Hive Minds
Hollow Earth
Home
Homosexuality
Horror
Horses
Hubris 
Humanity
Humor
Hyperspace
Hypnotism
Identity
Illusion
Illustration and Graphics
Imaginary Worlds
Immortality and Longevity
Individualism and Conformity
Insects
Intelligence
Invasion
Inventions
Invisibility
Islam
Islands
Japan
Journalism
Judaism
Jungles
Jupiter and the Outer Planets
Kings
Knowledge
Volume 2: Themes L-Z
Labyrinth
Landscape
Language and Linguistics
Last Man
Latin America
Libraries
Light
Lions and Tigers
Lost Worlds
Love
Machines and Mechanization
Mad Scientists
Madness
Magic
Magic Realism
Magical Objects
Maps
Marriage 
Mars 
Mathematics
Medicine
Medievalism and the Middle Ages
Memory
Mentors
Mercury
Mermaids
Messiahs
Metafiction and Recursiveness
Metamorphosis
Microcosm
Miniaturization
Mirrors
Money
Monsters
The Moon
Mothers
Mountains
Music
Mutation
Mystery
Mythology
Names
Native Americans
Nature
Near Future
Nuclear Power
Nuclear War
Nudity
Old Age
Omens
Optimism and Pessimism
Overpopulation
Pain
Pantropy
Parallel Worlds
Paranoia
Parasites
Pastoral
Perception
Personification
Philosophy
Physics 
Pirates
Plagues and Diseases
Planetary Colonies
Plants
Poetry
Polar Regions
Politics
Possession
Postcolonialism
Post-Holocaust Societies
Postmodernism
Predictions
Prehistoric Fiction
Prisons
Progress
Promise
Psychic Powers
Psychology
Puzzles
Queens
Quests
Race Relations
Rats and Mice
Reading
Rebellion
Rebirth
Reincarnation
Religion
Revenge
Riddles
Rings
Rituals
Rivers
Robots
Rockets
Role Reversals
Romance
Ruritarian Romance
Russia
Sacrifices
Satan
Satire
Scientists
Sea Travel
Seasons
Secret History
Secret Identities
Sense of Wonder
Sexism
Sexuality
Shakespeare
Shapeshifters
Shared Worlds
Sin
Skeletons
Slavery
Sleep
Snakes and Worms
Social Darwinism
South Pacific
Space Habitats
Space Opera
Space Stations
Space Travel
Space War
Speed
Sports
Stars
Statues
Steampunk
Stories
Sublime
Suicide
The Sun
Superheroes
Superman
Supernatural Creatures
Surrealism
Survival
Suspended Animation and Cryonics
Sword and Sorcery
Swords
Symbiosis
Taboos
Talents
Talking Animals
Taverns and Inns
Technology
Technothrillers
Teleportation
Television and Radio
Temptress
Terraforming
Theatre
Theft
Threshold
Time
Time Travel
Timeslips
Torture
Touch
Toys
Trade
Tragedy
Transportation
Treasure
Trickster
UFOs
Underground Adventure
Underwater Adventure
Unicorns
Uplift
Urban Fantasy
Utopia
Vampires
Venus
Villains
Violence
Virginity
Virtual Reality
Vision and Blindness
Voodoo
War
Water
Weaponry
Weather
Werewolves
Westerns
Wilderness
Wisdom
Witches
Wizards
Work and Leisure
Writing and Authors
Xenophobia
Yin and Yang
Youth
Zombies
Volume 3: Themes in Context: Classic Works
A.I.: Artificial Intelligence (2001)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (1865)
Alien (1979)
Alphaville (1965)
Animal Farm: A Fairy Story by George Orwell (1945)
Babylon 5 (1993-1998)
Back to the Future (1985)
Batman (1989)
Beauty and the Beast (1946)
Blade Runner (1982)
Blake's 7 (1978-1981)
Blood Music by Greg Bear (1985)
The Book of the New Sun by Gene Wolfe (1980-1983)
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley (1932)
Brazil (1986)
Bring the Jubilee by Ward Moore (1953)
The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1996-2003)
A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller, Jr. (1960)
Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1963)
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke (1953)
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843)
City by Clifford D. Simak (1951)
The Clan of the Cave Bear by Jean Auel (1980)
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (1962)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett (1983)
Conan the Conqueror by Robert E. Howard (1950)
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain (1889)
Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks (1987)
Dawn by Octavia E. Butler (1987)
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham (1951)
The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
Deathbird Stories: A Pantheon of Modern Gods by Harlan Ellison (1975)
The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester (1953)
The Difference Engine by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling (1990)
The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin (1974)
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (1968)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931)
Doctor No (1961)
Dr. Strangelove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Bomb (1964)
Doctor Who (1963-1989)
Dracula (1930)
Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)
Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey (1968)
The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard (1962)
Dune by Frank Herbert (1965)
Earth Abides by George RStewart (1949)
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card (1985)
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan (1990)
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (1953)
Farscape (1999-2003)
The Female Man by Joanna Russ (1974)
Field of Dreams (1990)
Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott (1884)
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes (1966)
Forbidden Planet (1956)
The Forever War by Joe Haldeman (1975)
Foundation by Isaac Asimov (1951)
Frankenstein (1931)
Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelley (1818)
From the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne (1865)
Futurama (1999-2003)
Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1985)
The Gate to Women's Country by Sheri S. Tepper (1988)
Gateway by Frederik Pohl (1976)
Godzilla, King of the Monsters (1954) and sequels
Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (1726)
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood (1986)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (1997)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Helliconia Spring by Brian W. Aldiss (1982)
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1994-2000)
Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1915)
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (1979)
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (1937)
Hospital Station by James White (1962)
Hyperion by Dan Simmons (1989)
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov (1950)
The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)
Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice (1976)
Invaders from Mars (1953)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
The Invisible Man (1933)
The Island of Doctor Moreau by H.G. Wells (1896)
Island of Lost Souls (1932)
Islandia by Austin Tappan Wright (1942)
It's a Wonderful Life (1947)
Jason and the Argonauts (1962)
La Jetée (1962)
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton (1990)
Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice by James Branch Cabell (1919)
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (1979)
King Kong (1933)
The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany (1924)
Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon (1930)
The Last Man by Mary Shelley (1826)
The Last Unicorn by Peter SBeagle (1968)
The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin ()
Lilith by George MacDonald (1895)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (1950)
Little, Big by John Crowley (1981)
Looking Backward, 2000-1887 by Edward Bellamy (1887)
Lord Foul's Bane by Stephen RDonaldson (1977)
Lord of Light by Roger Zelazny (1967)
Lord of the Flies by William Golding (1954)
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (1954-1955)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
Lost Horizon by James Hilton (1933)
The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle (1912)
Mad Max (1979)
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (1962)
The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury (1950)
Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers (1934)
The Matrix (1999)
Metropolis (1926)
The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley (1982)
More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon (1953)
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym by Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
Neuromancer by William Gibson (1984)
Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell (1949)
Norstrilia by Cordwainer Smith (1975)
Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis (1938)
The Outer Limits (1963-1965)
The Owl Service by Alan Garner (1967)
The Past Through Tomorrow by Robert A. Heinlein (1967)
Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings (1982)
Perdido Street Station by China Miéville (2000)
Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie (1911)
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1891)
Planet of the Apes (1968)
A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1917)
The Prisoner (1967-1968)
The Purple Cloud by M.P. Shiel (1901)
The Quatermass Experiment (1953)
Red Dwarf (1988-1998)
Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson (1992)
Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke 1973()
She by H. Rider Haggard (1887)
The Shining by Stephen King (1977)
The Simpsons (1989- )
Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1969)
Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson (1992)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Solaris (1972)
Solaris by Stanislaw Lem (1961)
The Space Merchants by Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth (1953)
A Spell for Chameleon by Piers Anthony (1977)
Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner (1968)
Star Maker by Olaf Stapledon (1937)
Star Trek (1966-1969)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993-1999)
Star Trek: Enterprise (2001- )
Star Trek: Generations (1994)
Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994)
Star Trek: Voyager (1994-2000)
Star Wars (1977)
Stargate (1994)
The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester (1956)
Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein (1959)
Startide Rising by David Brin (1983)
The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting (1920)
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson (1888)
Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein (1961)
Superman (1978)
The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks (1977)
Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs (1914)
The Terminator (1984)
The Thing (from Another World) (1951)
Things to Come (1936)
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells (1895)
Timescape by Gregory Benford (1980)
Titus Groan by Mervyn Peake (1946)
Topper (1937)
Total Recall (1990)
A Trip to the Moon (1902)
Triplanetary by E E. Smith (1948)
Triton by Samuel R. Delany (1976)
Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne (1870)
The Twilight Zone (1959-1964)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke (1968)
Utopia by Thomas More (1551)
A Voyage to Arcturus by David Lindsay (1920)
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells (1898)
The Water Babies by Charles Kingsley (1863)
We by Yevgeny Zamiatin (1924)
A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin (1968)
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy (1976)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1900)
Wonder Woman (1976-1979)
The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison (1922)
The X-Files (1993-2002)
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995-2001)
The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson (2002)
Bibliography of Critical Works
Index
About the Editor and Contributors

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science fiction, American -- Encyclopedias.
Fantasy fiction, American -- Encyclopedias.
Science fiction, English -- Encyclopedias.
Fantasy fiction, English -- Encyclopedias.