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A brief introduction to science fiction as contemporary myth. The Department offers a creative writing option at the undergraduate level and an MFA at the graduate level, which allows work in SF. In the United States, science fiction remained primarily magazine based until the rapid rise in the production of paperback books in the 1960s, which moved the genre from a predominance of short stories to novels. In the manner of their marked influence upon imaginative science fiction, feminism and postmodern are integral to science fiction criticism.

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