Science Fiction

Superhero Fans Only!
Captain America, masculinity, and violence : the evolution of a national icon 
by J. Richard Stevens.

Description
“Captain America’s adventures span from World War II through the Cold War to the American War on Terror. In Captain America, Masculinity, and Violence, Stevens reveals how the hero evolved to maintain relevance to America’s fluctuating ideas of masculinity, patriotism, and violence. Tracking the history of Captain America’s adventures, Stevens places them in dialogue with the comic book industry as well as American politics, showing how the hero represents the ultimate…
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Heroines of Comic Books and Literature : Portrayals in Popular Culture 
by Maja Bajac-Carter, Norma Jones, Bob Batchelor
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War, politics and superheroes : ethics and propaganda in comics and film
by Marc DiPaolo
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Batman, Superman, and philosophy : badass or boyscout? 
by Nicolas Michaud (Editor)
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Sovereignty and Superheroes 
by Neal Curtis
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The blacker the ink : constructions of black identity in comics and sequential art 
by edited by Frances Gateward and John Jennings.
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The Physics of Superheroes 
by James Kakalios
Call Number: QC23.2 .K35 2005

Enter the superheroes : American values, culture, and the canon of superhero literature 
by Alex S. Romagnoli

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Science Fiction Topics
Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature 
by M. Keith Booker

Description
“The Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature covers the history of Science Fiction in literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 300 cross-referenced entries significant people, themes, critical issues, and the most significant genres that have formed Science Fiction literature. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about this subject”
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Locating science fiction 
by Andrew Milner
Description
Memories of Dan Dare — Science fiction and selective tradition — Science fiction and the cultural field — Radio science fiction and the theory of genre — Science fiction, utopia and fantasy — Science fiction and dystopia — When was science fiction? — Where was science fiction? — The uses of science fiction.
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The science fiction mythmakers : religion, science and philosophy in Wells, Clarke, Dick and Herbert 
by Jennifer Simkins; Donald E. Palumbo (Editor); C. W. Sullivan (Editor)
Call Number: PS374 .S35 S55 2016

Sisters of tomorrow : the first women of science fiction 
by Lisa Yaszek (Editor); Patrick B. Sharp (Editor)
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Race in American Science Fiction 
by Isiah Lavender
Description
Noting that science fiction is characterized by an investment in the proliferation of racial difference, Isiah Lavender III argues that racial alterity is fundamental to the genre’s narrative strategy. Race in American Science Fiction offers a systematic classification of ways that race appears and how it is silenced in science fiction, while developing a critical vocabulary designed to focus attention on often-overlooked racial implications. These focused readings of science fiction…
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Science Fiction Audiences 
by John Tulloch; Henry Jenkins
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Science Fiction and the Mass Cultural Genre System 
by John Rieder
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Science fiction and speculative fiction : challenging genres 
by P. L. Thomas (Editor)
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Science Fiction in the Real World 
by Norman Spinrad
Call Number: PN3433.5 .S65 1990

Terraforming : ecopolitical transformations and environmentalism in science fiction 
by Chris Pak
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Science Fiction Cinema
Hollywood presents Jules Verne: the father of science fiction on screen 
by Brian Taves

Description
Even for those who have never read Jules Verne (1828–1905), the author’s very name conjures visions of the submarine in Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, the epic race in Around the World in Eighty Days, the spacecraft in From the Earth to the Moon, and the daring descent in Journey to the Center of the Earth. One of the most widely translated authors of all time, Verne has inspired filmmakers since the early silent period and continues to fascinate audiences more than one hundred…
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Liverpool Science Fiction Texts and Studies 
by Andrew M. Butler
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Science fiction cinema : between fantasy and reality 
by Christine Cornea
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The Essential Science Fiction Television Reader 
by J. P. Telotte; J.P. Telotte; J.P. P. Telotte
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Science fiction quotations : from the inner mind to the outer limits 
by Gary Westfahl (Editor); Arthur C. Clarke (Other)
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Escape velocity : American science fiction film, 1950-1982 
by Bradley Schauer
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Classical traditions in science fiction 
by Brett M Rogers, Benjamin Eldon Stevens
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Graphic Novels
From comic strips to graphic novels : contributions to the theory and history of graphic narrative 
by Daniel Stein (Editor); Jan-Noel Thon (Editor); Jan-Noël Thon (Editor)

Description
This essay collection examines the theory and history of graphic narrative as one of the most interesting and versatile forms of narrative beyond traditional literary texts. Analyzing a wide range of texts, genres, and narrative strategies from both theoretical and historical perspectives, its various contributors offer state-of-the-art research on graphic narrative in the context of an increasingly postclassical and transmedial narratology.
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Marvel graphic novels and related publications : an annotated guide to comics, prose novels, children’s books, articles, criticism and reference works, 1965-2005 
by Robert G. Weiner
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Anime
The anime encyclopedia : a century of Japanese animation 
by Jonathan Clements; Helen McCarthy
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Frames of Anime 
by Tze-yue G. Hu
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Watching Anime, Reading Manga 
by Fred Patten; Carl Macek (Foreword by)
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Japanese visual culture : explorations in the world of manga and anime 
by Mark W. MacWilliams
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Comic Books
Superhero synergies : comic book characters go digital 
by James N. Gilmore and Matthias Stork.
Description
“In the age of digital media, superheroes are no longer confined to comic books and graphic novels. Their stories are now featured in films, video games, digital comics, television programs, and more. In a single year alone, films featuring Batman, Spider-Man, and the Avengers have appeared on the big screen. Popular media no longer exists in isolation, but converges into complex multidimensional entities. As a result, traditional ideas about the relationship between varying media have…
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Comic shop : the retail mavericks who gave us a new geek culture 
by Dan Gearino
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From Krakow to Krypton : Jews and comic books 
by Arie Kaplan; Harvey Pekar (Foreword by); J. T. Waldman (Foreword by)
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X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor : Race and Gender in the Comic Books 
by Joseph J Darowski
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