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S. in 1956 as a fix up of the original and called Godzilla. These changes left the monster and most of the space travel to pulp fiction literature while most science fiction today involves some form of social comment. ... Most of the books on the Classics of Science Fiction list are easy to acquire. We will also study the history of several "utopian" experiments, and visit two local "utopian" communities. This course seeks to acquaint students with the majors forms and ideas of contemporary science fiction, so that by the end of the term they understand how to read and evaluate this new and exciting form of literature.

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Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (June 27, 2014)

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