|Author||: Allan Weiss|
|Total Pages||: 254|
|Rating||: 4/5 (928 Downloads)|
Download or read book The Canadian Fantastic in Focus written by Allan Weiss and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2014-11-28 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bringing together papers presented at the Academic Conference on Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy from 2005 to 2013, this collection of essays includes Veronica Hollinger's keynote address, "The Body on the Slab," and Robert Runte's Aurora Award-winning paper, "Why I Read Canadian Speculative Fiction," along with 15 other contributions on science fiction and fantasy literature, television and music by Canadian creators. Authors discussed include Charles de Lint, Nalo Hopkinson, Tanya Huff, Esther Rochon, Peter Watts and Robert Charles Wilson. Essays on the television show Supernatural and the Scott Pilgrim comics series are also included.