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Contents Preface vii Acknowledgments xiii Part I: Genres 1 1. Malebolge, or the Ordnance of Genre 3 2. Evaporating Genres 18 3. Tales of Stasis and Chaos 54 4. The Encounter with Fantasy 68 5. The Artifact as Icon in Science Fiction 83 6. The Remaking of Zero 99 7. Frontiers in Space 121 Part II: Writers 139 8. The Lives of Fantasists 141 9. Peter Straub and the New Horror (with Amelia Beamer) 151 10. Twenty-First-Century Stories (with Amelia Beamer) 164 Part III: Critics and Criticism 187 11. Pilgrims of the Fall 189 Notes 215 Works Cited 237 Index 249 This page intentionally left blank ...

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ISBN
9780819571045
Related ISBN
9780819569363
MARC Record
OCLC
726747951
Pages
280
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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