The postnational fantasy : essays on postcolonialism, cosmopolitics and science fiction / edited by Masood Ashraf Raja, Jason W. Ellis and Swaralipi Nandi ; foreword by Donald M. Hassler

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Subjects: Science fiction--History and criticism
Postcolonialism in literature
Globalization in literature
Fantasy fiction--History and criticism
Cosmopolitanism in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., c2011
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy 31
Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy 31
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: x, 215 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Raja, Masood A., 1965-
Ellis, Jason W
Nandi, Swaralipi
Notes: LCCN: 2011005346
ISBN: 9780786461417 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0786461411 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary: "In twelve critical and interdisciplinary chapters, this text examines the relationship between the fantastic in novels, movies and video games and real-world debates about nationalism, globalization and cosmopolitanism. This anthology charts a space, where postcolonial theory and science fiction and fantasy studies work to expand our understanding of the fantastic, while expanding the scope of postcolonial discussions"--Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 681482842
ISBN/ISSN: 9780786461417
0786461411