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Dune Messiah
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Frank Herbert
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-05 - Publisher: Penguin

Book Two in the Magnificent Dune Chronicles—the Bestselling Science Fiction Adventure of All Time Dune Messiah continues the story of Paul Atreides, better known—and feared—as the man christened Muad’Dib. As Emperor of the known universe, he possesses more power than a single man was ever meant to wield. Worshipped as
Living in Technical Legality
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Kieran Tranter
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-02 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

First comparative study to address the rediscovery of baroque aesthetic in modernism.
A Dune Companion
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Donald E. Palumbo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-03 - Publisher: McFarland

This companion to Frank Herbert’s six original Dune novels—Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, God Emperor of Dune, Heretics of Dune and Chapterhouse: Dune—provides an encyclopedia of characters, locations, terms and other elements, and highlights the series’ underrated aesthetic integrity. An extensive introduction discusses the theme of ecology, chaos theory
The Science Fiction Mythmakers
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Jennifer Simkins
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-30 - Publisher: McFarland

"An exceptionally clear and penetrating study of the historically nuanced relationship between sf and the "discordant philosophies" of science, religion, and social theory."--Van Ikin, University of Western Australia. A literary genre that pervades 21st-century popular culture, science fiction creates mythologies that make statements about humanity's place in the universe and
Science Fiction, Imperialism and the Third World
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Ericka Hoagland, Reema Sarwal
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

Though science fiction is often thought of as a Western phenomenon, the genre has long had a foothold in countries as diverse as India and Mexico. These fourteen critical essays examine both the role of science fiction in the third world and the role of the third world in science