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Roger Zelazny

Roger Zelazny

F. Brett Cox

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043765
eISBN:
9780252052668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043765.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book surveys the life and career of Roger Zelazny (1937-1995), an American science fiction writer who quickly rose to prominence in the 1960s with works that offered new perspectives on ... More

Spoon River AmericaEdgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Spoon River America: Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Jason Stacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043833
eISBN:
9780252052736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Edgar Lee Masters’s best-selling Spoon River Anthology (1915) captured a regional conception of Midwestern rural life, packaged it in verse by fictional dead people, and disseminated it so widely ... More

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Jonathan R. Eller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book completes the biography trilogy begun in Becoming Ray Bradbury and continued in Ray Bradbury Unbound. Bradbury Beyond Apollo begins in the early 1970s, as Bradbury found himself fully ... More

Kim Stanley Robinson

Kim Stanley Robinson

Robert Markley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042751
eISBN:
9780252051616
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042751.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Kim Stanley Robinson is the first full-length study of one of the most widely read and influential science-fiction writers of our era. In dicussing eighteen of his novels published since 1984 and a ... More

Joanna Russ

Joanna Russ

Gwyneth Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042638
eISBN:
9780252051487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042638.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Joanna Russ (1937-2011) was an outstanding writer, critic, and theorist of science fiction at a time when female writers were marginal to the genre, and very few women, perhaps only Judith Merril and ... More

Critical Digital HumanitiesThe Search for a Methodology

Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology

James E. Dobson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042270
eISBN:
9780252051111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042270.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to develop an answer to the major question arising from the adoption of sophisticated data-science approaches within humanities research: are existing humanities methods compatible ... More

Teaching with Digital HumanitiesTools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers theoretical perspectives and case studies for teaching American literature of the long nineteenth century using the tools and methods of the digital humanities (DH). The essays ... More

Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke

Gary Westfahl

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041938
eISBN:
9780252050633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041938.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Despite extensive critical attention, Arthur C. Clarke’s distinctive science fiction has never been fully or properly understood. This study examines some of his lighthearted shorter works for the ... More

Lingua CosmicaScience Fiction from around the World

Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World

Dale Knickerbocker (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041754
eISBN:
9780252050428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041754.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Lingua Cosmica: Science Fiction from around the World consists of eleven scholarly essays on contemporary authors (born 1950 or later) of science fiction who publish in languages other than English, ... More

J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard

D. Harlan Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041433
eISBN:
9780252050039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041433.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This biocritical study of J. G. Ballard is the first book to account for the entire life and work of the eccentric, prolific SF author. Ballard began his career publishing short stories in SF ... More

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