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Popular Fiction

Roslyn Weaver

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 12: The Novel in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific Since 1950

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199679775
eISBN:
9780191869778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679775.003.0023
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the history of popular fiction in Australia. The question of place has always been central to Australian fiction, not only as a thematic element but also as a critical or ... More


Arrest, Trial, Escape

Paul J. Magnarella

in Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

In chapter 5 Pete O’Neal describes his arrest in Kansas City, Missouri, for allegedly violating the Federal Gun Control Act of 1968. O’Neal travels to California to seek help from Charles Gary, the ... More


On the Beach: British Nuclear Fiction and the Spaces of Empire's End

Brian Baker

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Nevil Shute' novel, On the Beach, published in 1957, and its film adaptation directed by Stanley Kramer, released in 1959, which takes Melbourne and its environs as the site of ... More


A Theoretical Interlude

Andrew Milner and J.R. Burgmann

in Science Fiction and Climate Change: A Sociological Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621723
eISBN:
9781800341180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621723.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter begins by discussing the relationship between SF and what Daniel Bloom dubbed ‘cli-fi’. Cli-fi, it argues, is best understood as a sub-genre of SF and the crucial shift between the ... More


Changing the Climate: Some Provisional Conclusions

Andrew Milner and J.R. Burgmann

in Science Fiction and Climate Change: A Sociological Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621723
eISBN:
9781800341180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621723.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter opens with an account of the ‘value relevance’ of the authors’ own loosely ‘Green’ beliefs and of how these led them to search for a cli-fi version of Nevil Shute’s On the Beach. They ... More


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