Title: Structural Fabulation: An Essay on Fiction of the Future
Author: Robert Scholes
Description: Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Pages are crisp. Several pages show marginalia and there is a small amount of underlining. Dust jacket shows light edge-wear at corners and at head and foot of spine; has a few short closed tears. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Bibliography. Index.
Robert E. Scholes (1929-2016) was an American literary critic and theorist. In this work he presents a critical and theoretical study of the field of science fiction. The first part is general and theoretical, arguing for its seriousness and its value as literature. The second part is practical and specific. Many authors are discussed, including Ursula Le Guin, Frank Herbert, Olaf Stapledon, and Daniel Keyes, to name a few. Included are suggestions for reading in science fiction and a brief checklist of secondary sources, including bibliographies. Contents: The Fictional Criticism of the Future; The Roots of Science Fiction; Structural Fabulation; The Good Witch of the West.
Condition: Very Good-
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Place: Notre Dame, IN
Size: 8.25" x 5.25".
Pages: xi, 111 pp.
Keywords: literary criticism, Science Fiction, history of literature,
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