Science Fiction Seen From the Right

Science Fiction Seen From the Right

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Synopsis

Science Fiction Seen from the Right takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the political dimensions of both the science fiction and fantasy genres, exploring aspects which have been ignored in mainstream and popular literary analysis. The book takes a profound look at 20th-century science fiction and fantasy, focusing on works which have a discernible relation to eternal values such as faith, responsibility, duty, honor, courage and self-restraint. Lennart Svensson reveals a deep knowledge of both science fiction and fantasy works.

No matter how the reader feels about the political Right, they will certainly appreciate the depth and research the author has poured into this lengthy book and his erudite insights into the political questions surrounding their work. Svensson offers an interesting and unique perspective on popular science fiction and fantasy works that places them in a different contextual meaning for the reader, which will be of value and interest to any fan of the genre.

Svensson includes some of the most well-known authors in Science Fiction Seen from the Right and examines them from the perspective of the Conservative and Traditionalist Right, including:

  • Robert A. Heinlein
  • Frank Herbert
  • C. S. Lewis
  • J. R. R. Tolkien
  • George Orwell
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Ernst Junger
  • Michael Moorcock
  • Arthur C. Clarke
  • J. G. Ballard
  • Robert E. Howard
  • H. P. Lovecraft
  • Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Jorge Luis Borges
  • Carlos Castaneda
  • Ayn Rand
  • Ray Bradbury
  • Philip K. Dick
  • H. R. Giger
  • Star Wars

Book information

ISBN: 9780994252593
Publisher: Hadean Pty Ltd
Imprint: Manticore Press
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 378
Weight: 553g
Height: 229mm
Width: 152mm
Spine width: 21mm