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Author Kilgore, De Witt Douglas.

Title Astrofuturism : science, race, and visions of utopia in space / De Witt Douglas Kilgore.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2003]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  813.0876 K48A    Check Shelf
Description 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the wonderful dream -- Knocking on heaven's door: David Lasser and the first conquest of space -- An empire in space: Europe and America as science fact -- Building a space frontier: Robert A. Heinlein and the American tradition -- Will there always be an England? Arthur C. Clarke's new Eden -- The domestication of space: Gerard K. O'Neill's suburban diaspora -- Ben Bova: race, nation, and renewal on the high frontier -- On Mars and other heterotopias: a conclusion.
Subject Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- United States.
Life on other planets in literature.
Space and time in literature.
Astronautics in literature.
Utopias in literature.
Future, The, in literature.
Race in literature.
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