Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature

Slaves of the Death Spiders and Other Essays on Fantastic Literature

Stableford, Brian

Language: English

Publisher: Borgo Press

Published: Mar 31, 2017

Words: 65692
Pages: 245

Description:

Acclaimed author and scholar Brian Stableford turns his penetrating mind to matters of science fiction, fantasy, and horror in this collection of essays. He covers such diverse topics as:

SLAVES OF THE DEATH SPIDERS: Colin Wilson and Existentialist Science Fiction

IS THERE NO BALM IN GILEAD?: The Woeful Prophecies of Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale

A FEW MORE CROCODILE TEARS?: Gwyneth Jones

THE ADVENTURES OF LORD HORROR: Across the Media Landscape

FILLING IN THE MIDDLE: Robert Silverberg's The Queen of Springtime

RICE'S RELAPSE: Memnoch the Devil

FIELD OF BROKEN DREAMS: Michael Bishop's Brittle Innings

THE MAGIC OF THE MOVIES

H. G. WELLS AND THE DISCOVERY OF THE FUTURE

THE MANY RETURNS OF DRACULA

TARZAN'S DIVIDED SELF

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL: Jacques Cazotte's The Devil in Love

THE TWO THOUSAND YEAR QUEST: George Viereck's Erotic Odyssey

THE PROFESSION OF SCIENCE FICTION