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Major revisions and extensive additions update a study that argues the literary legitimacy of science fiction, shows the achievement in nineteenth-century America of its characteristic style, and sees it as the epoch's principal non-realistic imaginative mode
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In this first new edition since 1978, H. Bruce Franklin has made major revisions and additions, including a new section displaying remarkable contributions to science fiction by nineteenth-century American women. Future Perfect now offers a stunning perspective on the relevance of nineteenth-century science fiction in the dawn of the twenty-first century, illustrated by wonderfully enjoyable stories by obscure figures and by well-known authors.About the Author:
H. Bruce Franklin is the John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University in Newark and the author or editor of sixteen books on culture and history. He has been a leading international figure in the teaching and study of science fiction for over three decades.
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