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The Resource Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers, Derek M. Buker

Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers, Derek M. Buker

Label
Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers
Title
Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory
Title remainder
the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers
Statement of responsibility
Derek M. Buker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Science fiction and fantasy and their various subgenres are summarized, and recommended books in each subgenre are described, in this guide for librarians unfamiliar with science fiction and fantasy. Subgenres covered include classic and general science fiction, cyberpunk, time travel, aliens, historical fantasy, quest fantasy, and fantasy romance. An appendix lists Hugo, Nebula, Mythopoeic, and World Fantasy award winners
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buker, Derek M
Dewey number
026
Index
index present
LC call number
Z688.S32
LC item number
B85 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
ALA readers' advisory series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Readers' advisory services
  • Fiction in libraries
  • Science fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
Label
Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers, Derek M. Buker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Book I. Science fiction. Classic and general science fiction -- The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! -- Celestial bodies -- Androids and robots and cyborgs...oh my! -- Attack of the killer computers! -- Cyberpunk--are you looking at me? : science fiction with an attitude -- Virtual reality -- It's the end of the world : holocaust fiction -- Alternate history -- Time travel -- Superheroes, graphic novels, and genetic engineering -- Thrills and chills in zero gravity : science-fiction mysteries and thrillers -- Science-fiction humor -- Science-fiction and fantasy blenders -- Telepathic mutants and other weirdos -- Science-fiction romance and religion -- Space operas: Star wars ; Star trek -- Book II. Fantasy. Fantastic fiction -- The long and longer of it : epic fantasy -- Questing, questing, questing -- Fairy tales : not just for kids -- Larger than life -- Historical fantasy -- The dark side of fantasy -- Ever since I died, I can't sleep at night : vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and other undead -- Demons loose in the city : urban fantasy -- Crossing over to the other side -- Sword and sorcery -- The magic of music -- Talking cats, dragons, elves, and other mythological beasties -- Humorous fantasy -- You can't keep an elven Sherlock Holmes down : fantasy mysteries -- Fantasy romance
Control code
ocm49011248
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 230 p.
Isbn
9780838908310
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002001494
System control number
(Sirsi) 642234
Label
Science fiction and fantasy readers' advisory : the librarian's guide to cyborgs, aliens, and sorcerers, Derek M. Buker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Book I. Science fiction. Classic and general science fiction -- The aliens are coming! The aliens are coming! -- Celestial bodies -- Androids and robots and cyborgs...oh my! -- Attack of the killer computers! -- Cyberpunk--are you looking at me? : science fiction with an attitude -- Virtual reality -- It's the end of the world : holocaust fiction -- Alternate history -- Time travel -- Superheroes, graphic novels, and genetic engineering -- Thrills and chills in zero gravity : science-fiction mysteries and thrillers -- Science-fiction humor -- Science-fiction and fantasy blenders -- Telepathic mutants and other weirdos -- Science-fiction romance and religion -- Space operas: Star wars ; Star trek -- Book II. Fantasy. Fantastic fiction -- The long and longer of it : epic fantasy -- Questing, questing, questing -- Fairy tales : not just for kids -- Larger than life -- Historical fantasy -- The dark side of fantasy -- Ever since I died, I can't sleep at night : vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and other undead -- Demons loose in the city : urban fantasy -- Crossing over to the other side -- Sword and sorcery -- The magic of music -- Talking cats, dragons, elves, and other mythological beasties -- Humorous fantasy -- You can't keep an elven Sherlock Holmes down : fantasy mysteries -- Fantasy romance
Control code
ocm49011248
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 230 p.
Isbn
9780838908310
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002001494
System control number
(Sirsi) 642234

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