Monday, April 27, 2015

A few ECU Defense Paper Resources

A few ECU library sources to consider for your Defense Paper:

Brian Aldiss, Trillion Year Spree: The History of Science Fiction (1986)

Gregory Bassham and Eric Bronson, The Lord and the Rings and Philosophy (2003)

L. Sprague De Camp, Science Fiction Handbook (1977)

Samuel Delany, The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction  (1978)

Shelia Egoff, Worlds Within: Children’s Fantasy from the Middle Ages to Today (1998)

Elyce Rae Helford (ed.) Fantasy Girls: Gender in the New Universe of Science Fiction and Fantasy Television (2000)

Neil Isaacs, Tolkein and the Critics: essays on J.R.R. Tolkein (1968)

Gerald Jones, Killing Monsters: Why children need fantasy, super heroes, and make believe violence (2002)

C.N. Manlove, Science Fiction: Ten Explorations  (1986)

Richard Matthews, Fantasy: The Liberation of Imagination (2002)

Baird Searles, A Reader’s Guide to Science Fiction (1980)

Kim Selling, Why are critics afraid of dragons: understanding genre fantasy (2008)

T.A. Shippey, J.R.R. Tolkein: Author of the Century (2001)

ALSO, a few ‘modern’ works to consider, also in our library:

Neil Gaiman: The Graveyard Book, Frost and the Odd Giants, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Alan Moore, V for Vendetta (we also have the film!)

Frank Miller, The Dark Knight Returns   

Science Fiction/Fantasy films such as The Abyss, Blade Runner, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Dune, Escape from New York, Highlander, The Matrix, Men in Black, All the Star Trek Movies, The Terminator, Unbreakable

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