Arabic Science Fiction

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Published: Cham : : Springer International Publishing : : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan,, 2018
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Series:Studies in Global Science Fiction,, ISSN 2569-8826
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spelling opac-EUL01-0009770592021-01-06T13:49:17ZE-Book978-3-319-91433-6engBookArabic Science Fiction1st ed. 2018Cham : : Springer International Publishing : : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan,2018XI, 322 p.This book traces the roots of Arabic science fiction through classical and medieval Arabic literature, undertaking close readings of formative texts of Arabic science fiction via a critical framework developed from the work of Western critics of Western science fiction, Arab critics of Arabic science fiction and postcolonial theorists of literature. Ian Campbell investigates the ways in which Arabic science fiction engages with a theoretical concept he terms “double estrangement” wherein these texts provide social or political criticism through estrangement and simultaneously critique their own societies’ inability or refusal to engage in the sort of modernization that would lead the Arab world back to leadership in science and technology.Studies in Global Science Fiction,, ISSN 2569-8826Studies in Global Science FictionLiterature, Modern -- 20th centuryMiddle Eastern literatureFictionmodern irodalomarab irodalomelektronikus könyvCampbell, IanSpringerLink (Online service)http://opac.elte.hu/F?func=direct&doc_number=000977059Online változat: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91433-6
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title Arabic Science Fiction
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Campbell, Ian
Studies in Global Science Fiction,, ISSN 2569-8826
Literature, Modern -- 20th century
Middle Eastern literature
Fiction
modern irodalom
arab irodalom
elektronikus könyv
title_short Arabic Science Fiction
title_full Arabic Science Fiction
title_fullStr Arabic Science Fiction
title_full_unstemmed Arabic Science Fiction
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author Campbell, Ian
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publisher Cham : : Springer International Publishing : : Imprint : Palgrave Macmillan,
publishDate 2018
publishDateSort 2018
series Studies in Global Science Fiction,, ISSN 2569-8826
series2 Studies in Global Science Fiction
isbn 978-3-319-91433-6
language English
physical XI, 322 p.
topic Literature, Modern -- 20th century
Middle Eastern literature
Fiction
modern irodalom
arab irodalom
elektronikus könyv
topic_facet Literature, Modern -- 20th century
Middle Eastern literature
Fiction
modern irodalom
arab irodalom
elektronikus könyv
edition 1st ed. 2018
url http://opac.elte.hu/F?func=direct&doc_number=000977059
Online változat: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-91433-6
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generalnotes This book traces the roots of Arabic science fiction through classical and medieval Arabic literature, undertaking close readings of formative texts of Arabic science fiction via a critical framework developed from the work of Western critics of Western science fiction, Arab critics of Arabic science fiction and postcolonial theorists of literature. Ian Campbell investigates the ways in which Arabic science fiction engages with a theoretical concept he terms “double estrangement” wherein these texts provide social or political criticism through estrangement and simultaneously critique their own societies’ inability or refusal to engage in the sort of modernization that would lead the Arab world back to leadership in science and technology.