The Canadian Fantastic in Focus

The Canadian Fantastic in Focus

Author: Allan Weiss

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786495924

Page: 248

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Bringing together papers presented at the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy from 2005 to 2013, this collection of essays includes Veronica Hollinger's keynote address, "The Body on the Slab," and Robert Runte's ...

Bringing together papers presented at the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy from 2005 to 2013, this collection of fresh essays includes two plenary session keynote addresses--by Veronica Hollinger and by Robert Runte--and 15 papers on science fiction and fantasy literature, television and music by Canadian creators. Authors discussed include Charles de Lint, Nalo Hopkinson, Tanya Huff, Esther Rochon, Peter Watts and Robert Charles Wilson. Papers on the television show Supernatural and the Scott Pilgrim comics series are also included.



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