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Secondary Reading

Introductory Texts/Anthologies.

M. Keith Booker and Anne-Marie Thomas, The Science Fiction Handbook (Blackwell, 2009)

Mark Bould, Andrew M. Butler, Adam Roberts and Sherryl Vint, The Routledge Companion to Science Fiction(Routledge, 2009) e-book

Mark Bould and Sherryl Vint, The Routledge Concise History of Science Fiction(Routledge, 2011) (library e-book)

Mark Bould and China Miéville, Red Planets: Marxism and Science Fiction (Pluto: 2009)

Gerry Canavan and Eric Carl Link, The Cambridge Companion to American Science Fiction (CUP, 2015) (library e-book)

Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson, Green Planets: ecology and science fiction(Wesleyan UP, 2014)

Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr., The Seven Beauties of Science Fiction(Wesleyan UP, 2008)

Carl Freedman, Critical Theory & Science Fiction,(Univ. New England, 2000) (library e-book)

Nick Hubble and Aris Mousoutzanis, The Science Fiction Handbook (Bloomsbury, 2013)

Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn, The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (CUP, 2003) (hard copy and library ebook)

Fredric Jameson, Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called the Future and Other Science Fictions(Verso, 2005)

Rob Latham, The Oxford Handbook of Science Fiction(OUP, 2014)

Roger Luckhurst, Science Fiction, (Polity, 2005).

Andrew Milner, Locating Science Fiction(LUP, 2012)

Tom Moylan, Scraps of the Untainted Sky: Science Fiction,Utopia, Dystopia(Westview, 2000) (Library e-book)

David Seed, A Companion to Science Fiction(Blackwell, 2005) (Hard Copy and e-book)

– – Science Fiction: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford, 2011)

Sherryl Vint, Science Fiction: A Guide for the Perplexed, (Routledge: 2014) (library e-book)

– – Science Fiction and Cultural Theory: A Reader(Routledge, 2016)

M. Keith Booker (ed) Dystopia (Salem, 2013)

– – (ed) Contemporary Speculative Fiction(Salem, 2013)

Sherryl Vint, Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the question of the animal(Liverpool University Press, 2010) (library e-book)

Individual Texts

Roadside Picnic

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

The City and The City


La Jetée

Under the Skin

Oryx and Crake