Table of contents for A companion to science fiction / edited by David Seed.

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Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Approaching Science Fiction 
PART ONE Surveying the Field
1. Hard Reading: The Challenges of Science Fiction - Tom Shippey
2. The Origins of Science Fiction - George Slusser
3. Science Fiction / Criticism - Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.
4. Science Fiction Magazines: The Crucibles of Change - Mike Ashley
PART TWO Topics and Debates
5. Utopia - Phillip E. Wegner
6. Science Fiction and Religion - Stephen R.L. Clark
7. "Monsters of the Imagination": Gothic, Science, Fiction - Fred Botting
8. Science Fiction and Ecology - Brian Stableford
9. Feminist Fabulation - Marleen S. Barr
10. Time and Identity in Feminist Science Fiction - Jenny Wolmark
11. Science Fiction and the Cold War - M. Keith Booker
PART THREE Genres and Movements
12. Hard Science Fiction - Gary Westfahl
13. The New Wave - Rob Latham
14. Cyberpunk - Mark Bould
15. Science Fiction and Postmodernism - Veronica Hollinger
16. The Renewal of "Hard" Science Fiction - Donald M. Hassler
PART FOUR Science Fiction Film
17. American Science Fiction Film: An Overview - Vivian Sobchack
18. Figurations of the Cyborg in Contemporary Science Fiction Novels and Films - Christine Cornea
19. British Television Science Fiction - Peter Wright
PART FIVE The International Scene
20. Canadian Science Fiction - Douglas Barbour
21. Japanese and Asian Science Fiction - Takayuki Tatsumi
22. Australian Science Fiction - Sean McMullen and Van Ikin
PART SIX Key Writers
23. The Grandeur of H.G. Wells - Robert Crossley
24. Isaac Asimov - John Clute
25. John Wyndham: The Facts of Life Sextet - David Ketterer
26. Philip K. Dick - Christopher Palmer
27. Samuel Delaney: A Biographical and Critical Overview - Carl Freedman
28. Ursula K. Le Guin - Warren G. Rochelle
29. Gwyneth Jones and the Anxieties of Science Fiction - Andy Sawyer
30. Arthur C. Clarke - Edward James
31. Greg Egan - Russell Blackford
PART SEVEN Readings
32. Mary Shelley: Frankenstein - Susan E. Lederer and Richard M. Ratzan
33. Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Herland - Jill Rudd
34. Aldous Huxley: Brave New World - David Seed
35. Ray Bradbury: Fahrenheit 451- Brian Baker
36. Joanna Russ: The Female Man - Jeanne Cortiel
37. J.G. Ballard: Crash - Roger Luckhurst
38. Margaret Atwood: The Handmaid's Tale - Faye Hammill
39. William Gibson: Neuromancer - Andrew M. Butler
40. Kim Stanley Robinson: Mars Trilogy - Carol Franko
41. Iain M. Banks: Excession - Farah Mendlesohn
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Science fiction -- History and criticism.