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Title Storm warnings : science fiction confronts the future / edited by George E. Slusser, Colin Greenland, and Eric S. Rabkin.

Publication Info. Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, [1987]


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Description 1 online resource (xi, 278 pages).
Series Alternatives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-264) and index.
Contents Introduction: Science fiction confronts the future / George E. Slusser, Colin Greenland, and Eric S. Rabkin -- part 1. Originating the future: Storm warnings and dead zones: imagination and the future / George E. Slusser -- Origins of futuristic fiction: Felix Bodin's Novel of the future / Paul Alkon -- Anticipating the past: the time riddle in science fiction / Marie-Hélène Huet -- The thing of shapes to come: science fiction as anatomy of the future / Howard V. Hendrix -- Knowing the unknown: Heinlein, Lem, and the future / Bradford Lyau -- Reactionary Utopias / Gregory Benford -- Media, message, and myths: three fictionists for the near future / José Manuel Mota -- part 2. Orwell: an interim report: Coming up on 1984 / Frederik Pohl -- O'Brien's interim report / George Hay -- Images of Nineteen eighty-four: fiction and prediction / Colin Greenland -- Orwell and the uses of the future / John Huntington -- One man's tomorrow in another's today: the reader's world and its impact on Nineteen eighty-four / Elizabeth Maslen -- Big brother antichrist: Orwell, apocalypse, and overpopulation / W.M.S. Russell and Claire Russell -- Variations on newspeak: the open question of Nineteen eighty-four / T.A. Shippey -- part 3. Alienation, prognostication, and apocalypse: Aliens for the alienated / Kenneth V. Bailey -- News versus fiction: reflections on prognostication / Gary Kern -- Boring dates: reflections on the apocalypse game / Frank McConnell.
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Subject Orwell, George, 1903-1950. Nineteen eighty-four -- Congresses.
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Nineteen eighty-four (Orwell, George) (OCoLC)fst01356950
Science fiction, American -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Future, The, in literature -- Congresses.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism -- Congresses.
Literature and science -- English-speaking countries -- Congresses.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Future, The, in literature. (OCoLC)fst01899776
Literature and science. (OCoLC)fst01000093
Science fiction, American. (OCoLC)fst01108635
Science fiction, English. (OCoLC)fst01108670
English-speaking countries. (OCoLC)fst01261775
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings. (OCoLC)fst01423772
Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Slusser, George Edgar.
Greenland, Colin, 1954-
Rabkin, Eric S.
Other Form: Print version: Storm warnings. Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1987 0809313766 (DLC) 86026111 (OCoLC)14378769
ISBN 0585186510 (electronic bk.)
9780585186511 (electronic bk.)
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