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Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction$
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Derek J. Thiess

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781786942227

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781786942227.001.0001

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Introduction to Part II

Introduction to Part II

(p.112) Introduction to Part II
Sport and Monstrosity in Science Fiction

Derek J. Thiess

Liverpool University Press

Another brief interlude presents a brief description of the second part of the book, the emphasis of which is on the tension between individual athletes and the systems in which they perform. Once again, brief mention is made of the wider implications for this study to science fiction studies more generally. Particular emphasis is on systemic thinking in sf studies.

Keywords:   science fiction, monstrosity, systems, Anthropocene, ecosystem

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