The Ballantine Teachers" Guide to Science Fiction

by L. David Allen

Publisher: Ballantine Books/Random House

Written in English
Published: Pages: 346 Downloads: 556
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FormatMass Market Paperback
Number of Pages346
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ISBN 100345246217
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The Ballantine Teachers' Guide to Science Fiction. Allen, L. David A guide for teaching science fiction in secondary and college classrooms, this book contains an introductory essay that covers a variety of points about teaching science fiction, with a discussion of the audience, the correlation between science and fiction, and the changing.

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Science fiction is a subgenre of speculative fiction, which is an umbrella term for all works of fiction that defy the common laws of our reality such as fantasy, superhero stories, etc.

Works of science fiction use scientific fact and theory as the basis for their plots, world-building, etc., and this is what separates them from other genres.

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