Readings

Freedman, Carl. 1987. “Science Fiction and Critical Theory.” Science Fiction Studies 14(2): 180-200.  (Available online here)

Gunn, James and Michael Candelaria. 2005. Excerpt from Speculations on Speculation: Theories of Science Fiction. New York: Scarecrow Press (Rowman & Littlefield).

Roberts, Adam. “Chapter 1: Definititions” The History of Science Fiction. London: Palgrave Macmillan Limited, 2016.

Suvin, Darko. “On the Poetics of the Science Fiction Genre.” College English 34, no. 3 (1972): 372–82.

Jameson, Frederic. 2002. “Radical Fantasy.” Historical Materialism 10(4): 273-80.

Williams, Raymond. 1978. “Utopia and Science Fiction.” Science Fiction Studies 5(3):203-14.  (PDF Download)