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Module Reading List

Writing Science-fiction, Fantasy & Horror, 2021/22, Semester 2
Becky Cherriman
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Aguirre, M. c1990. The closed space : horror literature and western symbolism. Manchester: Manchester University Press.

Allan, K. (ed) 2013. Disability in science fiction : representations of technology as cure. New York: Palgrave Macmillan

Armitt, L. 1996. Theorising the fantastic London : Arnold

Booker, M. K. & Thomas, A. 2009. The science fiction handbook. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell

Botting, F. 1995. Gothic. London and New York : Routledge

Carroll, N. 1990. The philosophy of horror, or, paradoxes of the heart. London and New York : Routledge

Cavallaro, D. 2000. Cyberpunk and cyberculture : science fiction and the work of William Gibson. London : Athlone

Creed, B. 1993. Monstrous-feminine : film, feminism, psychoanalysis. London and New York : Routledge

Collins, S. 2009. The hunger games. Sholastic Press: USA

Danielewski, M.Z. 2000. House of leaves. Random House: chapter 2 

Gibson, W. 1984.  Neuromancer  HarperCollins Publishers: chapter 1 

Gibson, W. 2010. Zero history. New York, USA: Putnam G.P. Putnam's Sons, Penguin Group

Graham, E.L. 2002. Representations of the post/human : monsters, aliens and others in popular culture ISBN: 9780813530598; 0719054427(pbk.) : £16.99; 0719054419. Manchester: Manchester University Press

Jackson, R. 1981. Fantasy : the literature of subversion. London; New York: Routledge

Jancovich, M. 1992. Horror. London: Batsford

King, G. and Krzywinska, T. 2000. Science fiction cinema : from outerspace to cyberspace. London: Wallflower

King, S. 1982. Danse macabre. London; Sydney: Macdonald

Kuhn, A. (ed.) 1990. Alien zone : cultural theory and contemporary science fiction cinema London; New York: Verso

Kuhn, A. (ed.) 1999. Alien zone II : the spaces of science-fiction cinema London; New York: Verso

Landon, B. 2002. Science fiction after 1900 : from the steam man to the stars. London; New York: Routledge

Langer, J. 2011. Postcolonialism and science fiction [electronic resource]. Palgrave Macmillan

Le Guin, U.K. 1968. A wizard of Earthsea.  New York: Houghton Mifflen Harcourt Publshing

Martin, G.R.R. 2011. A game of thrones : Book 1 of a song of ice and fire. Great Britain: Harper Collins Publshiers, Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Matheson. R. 1954. I am Legend. London: Gollancz chapter 1

Matthews, R. 2002. Fantasy : the liberation of imagination. London; New York: Routledge

McCaffery, L. (ed.) 1991. Storming the reality studio : a casebook of cyberpunk and postmodern science fiction. Durham NJ : Duke UP

Moore, J. and Sayer, K. (eds) 1999. Science fiction, critical frontiers. London: Macmillan

Morgan, R. 2002. Altered carbon ISBN: 9780575081246 (pbk.) : £7.99; 0575081244 (pbk.) : £7.99. Clays Ltd, St Ives plc, Great Britain: GOLLANCZ S.F

Orwell, George. Nineteen-eighty-four: chapter 1

Perron, B (ed). 2009. Horror video games : essays on the fusion of fear and play ISBN: 9780786441976 (softcover : alk. paper); 0786441976 (softcover : alk. paper). Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co.

Pullman, P. 1995. Northern lights. London: Scholastic: chapter 1

Punter, D. 1996. The Literature of Terror Vol.1: The Gothic Tradition. London : Longman

Punter, D. 1996. The Literature of Terror Vol.2: The Modern Gothic. London : Longman

Roberts, A. 2006. 2nd ed. Science fiction. London; New York: Routledge

Rogers, B.M. & Stevens, E. 2015.  Classical traditions in science fiction ISBN: 9780199988419 (hardback); 9780190228330 (paperback). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Slusser, G. and Shippey, T. (eds) 1992. Fiction 2000 : Cyberpunk and the future of narrative. Athens, Georgia: Univ. of Georgia Press

Smith, G.N. 2001. Writing horror fiction. London: A&C Black

Tolkien, J.R.R. 1991. The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings. London: HarperCollins Publishers: chapter 1

Tuttle, L. 2002. Writing fantasy and science fiction. London: A&C Black

Vint, S. (ed) 2015. Science fiction and cultural theory : a reader ISBN: 9781138814998 (pbk.) : £32.99; 9781138814981 (hbk.) : £90.00. London: Routledge

Wells, P. 2000. The horror genre : from Beezlebub to Blair Witch. London: Wallflower

Wynn Jones, D. 1996. The tough guide to Fantasyland. Great Britain: Gollancz S.F. Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

Young, H (ed). 2015. Fantasy and science fiction medievalisms : from Isaac Asimov to a Game of Thrones ISBN: 9781604978964 (alk. paper). Amherst, NY: Cambria Press


Video Games

Bethesda, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011) mutli-platform

Capcom, Resident Evil 5 (2009) mutli-platform

Naughty Dog, The Last of Us (2013) PlayStation

Playdead, LIMBO (2010) multi-platform

Square Enix, Deus Ex: Human Revolutio n (2011) multi-platform

Thatgamecompany, Journey (2012) PlayStation

This list was last updated on 17/01/2018