The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

George Mann, Author, George Mann, Editor, Editor *, Editor Running Press Book Publishers $12.95 (608p) ISBN 978-0-7867-0887-1
From steampunk to space opera to humanist sci-fi, from Arthur Conan Doyle to The Six Million Dollar Man, and from implants to teleportation, George Mann navigates genre-benders, numerous media, neologisms and common terms, thrills, disappointments and traditions in The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Entries in this comprehensive reference guide include several descriptive and factual paragraphs, cross-references, suggested reading and bibliographic information. Mann, editor of Ottaker's science fiction magazine, defines his variegated, evolving subject (e.g., what differentiates SF from fantasy?) while remaining flexible and forward-thinking.
Reviewed on: 08/01/2001
Release date: 08/01/2001
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