Science Fiction

Course Number: ENGL 192
Prerequisites: Writing 2, or 50, or 109, or English 10 or upper-division standing
General Education Areas Fulfilled: Writing Requirement, GE Area G Requirement
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 192
Quarter: Spring 2011
Instructor: Donelan, James
Day(s): MW
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Location: GIRV 1112
Description:

We will examine representative works of science fiction in short stories, novels, television, and films, beginning with nineteenth-century prototypes and continuing with an exploration of its major themes and genres in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Major authors include the following: H.G. Wells, Ursula Le Guin, Octavia Butler, Arthur C. Clarke, James Tiptree, Cordwainer Smith, William Gibson, P.D. James, and Philip K. Dick.

Course URL: http://www.english.ucsb.edu/faculty/jdonelan/scifi.htm

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