SPACE FICTION. Visions of the cosmic in science fiction

The book Space Fiction. Visions of the Cosmic in Science Fiction examines the new aesthetic drifts and academic research that has recently emerged around science fiction and its relationship to the cosmological concept. A compendium of texts whose thematic axis brings together the classic references of the space genre (The War of the Worlds, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, Neuromancer, etc.), as a starting point for analyzing the current status of the phenomenon in its different artistic branches. From the last referents of popular culture that offers us the cinematography (Ad Astra, Interstellar, Under the Skin, etc.), the series (Rick and Morty, Love, Death & Robots, Black Mirror, etc. ), literature (The Three-Body Trilogy, The Story of Your Life, etc.), video games (Persona 3, Detroit: Become Human, etc.), or comics (Silver Surfer), among others; to works more alien to the mainstream such as the recent works of Donna Haraway or Piotr Szulkin.

The book Space Fiction. Visions of the Cosmic in Science Fiction examines the new aesthetic drifts and academic research that has recently emerged around science fiction and its relationship to the cosmological concept. A compendium of texts whose thematic axis brings together the classic references of the space genre (The War of the Worlds, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, Neuromancer, etc.), as a starting point for analyzing the current status of the phenomenon in its different artistic branches. From the last referents of popular culture that offers us the cinematography (Ad Astra, Interstellar, Under the Skin, etc.), the series (Rick and Morty, Love, Death & Robots, Black Mirror, etc. ), literature (The Three-Body Trilogy, The Story of Your Life, etc.), video games (Persona 3, Detroit: Become Human, etc.), or comics (Silver Surfer), among others; to works more alien to the mainstream such as the recent works of Donna Haraway or Piotr Szulkin.

This publication of international distribution, has the participation of more than twenty-five authors of different nationalities and different international academic centers as: the University of Aix-Marseille (France), the University Lumière Lyon 2 (France), the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (Mexico), the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), as well as other centers of this type located in our country such as the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), the Ramon Llull University (Barcelona), the Complutense University of Madrid, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the University of Malaga, the University of Alicante, the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, and the University of Navarra, among others.

This publication of international distribution, has the participation of more than twenty-five authors of different nationalities and different international academic centers as: the University of Aix-Marseille (France), the University Lumière Lyon 2 (France), the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (Mexico), the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), as well as other centers of this type located in our country such as the University Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona), the Ramon Llull University (Barcelona), the Complutense University of Madrid, the Polytechnic University of Valencia, the University of Malaga, the University of Alicante, the Miguel Hernández University of Elche, and the University of Navarra, among others.