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The Influence of Imagination

Essays on Science Fiction and Fantasy as Agents of Social Change


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The Influence of Imagination
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This collection of qualitative essays explores the potential connections between speculative narrative in fictional works and actual social change. Through a variety of approaches and methodologies, the contributors explore whether consumers of science fiction and fantasy narratives can experience a real shift in their worldviews or ideologies as a result of that consumption.

Author Biography

Lee Easton is an English professor at Mount Royal College in Alberta, Canada. Randy Schroeder, an active writer of fantasy and speculative poetry, is an English professor at Mount Royal College.
Release date Australia
February 15th, 2008
Edited by Lee Easton Edited by Randy Schroeder
Country of Publication
United States
McFarland & Co Inc
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