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In Other Worlds

Atwood Margaret

9781844087556

BOOK DETAILS

Price: $22.99
Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781844087556
Published: September 2012

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From the author of The Handmaid's Tale and Alias Grace

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Rabbit superheroes. A theory of masks and capes. Victorian otherlands.

From her 1940s childhood to her time at Harvard, Margaret Atwood has always been fascinated with SF. In 2010, she delivered a lecture series at Emory University called 'In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination.' This book is the result of those lectures. It includes essays on Ursula Le Guin and H G Wells, her interesting distinction between 'science fiction proper' and 'speculative fiction', and the letter which she wrote to the school which tried to ban The Handmaid's Tale.


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'Spooky . . . wild' - Telegraph

'Elegant and witty' - Guardian

'Eminently readable and accessible . . . The lectures are insightful and cogently argued with a neat comic turn of phrase . . . Her enthusiasm and level of intellectual engagement are second to none' - Financial Times

Book details and technical specifications

Format: Paperback
ISBN13: 9781844087556
Published: September 2012

Number of pages: 272
Width: 12.9 mm
Height: 1.9 mm
Depth: 19.7 mm

Publisher: not specified

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