English 180Z

Science Fiction

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Session Course Areas
1 Summer 2021 O'Brien, Geoffrey G.
MW 9-12 C


This course presents the genre of speculative fiction and its historical commitment to imagining plausible and implausible alternatives to the present. It will begin by looking at the Golden Age of the science fiction short story, the 1950s and 60s, and then proceed to treat some representative novels from the 1970s to the contemporary.

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