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bare life

Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben's concept for life that has been exposed to what he terms the structure of exception that constitutes contemporary biopower. The term originates in ...

Ziegler, Philip [Sandeman]

Ziegler, Philip [Sandeman] (1929– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... Addington, a Life of Henry Addington, First Viscount Sidmouth ( 1965 ) Non-Fiction The Black Death ( 1969 ) Non-Fiction William IV ( 1971 ) Non-Fiction Omdurman ( 1973 ) Non-Fiction Melbourne: A Biography of William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne ( 1976 ) Non-Fiction Diana Cooper ( 1981 ) Non-Fiction Mountbatten: The Official Biography ( 1985 ) Non-Fiction The Sixth Great Power: Barings 1762–1929 ( 1988 ) Non-Fiction King Edward VIII: The Official Biography ( 1990 ) Non-Fiction Wilson: The Authorised Life of Lord Wilson of...

Greig, Andrew

Greig, Andrew (1951– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

... The Order of the Day ( 1990 ) Poetry Electric Brae ( 1992 ) Fiction Western Swing ( 1994 ) Poetry The Return of John McNab ( 1996 ) Fiction When They Lay Bare ( 1999 ) Fiction That Summer [US: The Clouds Above , 2001 ] ( 2000 ) Fiction Into You ( 2001 ) Poetry In Another Light ( 2004 ) Fiction Preferred Lies ( 2006 ) Non-Fiction This Life, This Life ( 2006 ) Poetry Romanno Bridge ( 2008 ) Fiction At the Loch of the Green Corrie ( 2010 ) Non-Fiction Getting Higher: The Complete Mountain Poems ( 2011 ) Poetry...

imaginative fiction

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The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

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...order. 1936–37 F. J. Ackerman Whither Ackermankind? Novae Terrae (Dec.–Jan.) 5 Scientifantasy Field—in my case including imaginative fiction, films, dramas, broadcasts; as applied, as subjects allow, to collecting, reviewing and supplying other fans as salesman. 1946 W. S. Baring-Gould Little Superman, What Now? Harpers Mag . Sept. 284/1 In the public mind science fiction is often confused with another branch of imaginative writing: the story of natural, unnatural, supernatural horror. 1953 L. S. de Camp Imaginative Fiction & Creative Imagination ...

fantasy

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The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction

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...Z. Gallun's absorbing scientale, Renegade from Saturn , […] offers something different in the way of suspense to fantasy fans. In Gallun's story the hero […] has to decide which one of the three transparent cases shown on the cover houses the menace from Saturn. 1946 W. S. Baring-Gould Little Superman, What Now? Harpers Mag . Sept. 284/1 But science fiction falls under the general heading of fantasy, not horror. 1954 F. Brown Intro . Angels & Spaceships 1 In its broadest definition as imaginative literature fantasy, of course, includes science...

Oates, Joyce Carol

Oates, Joyce Carol (1938– )   Quick reference

A Dictionary of Writers and their Works (3 ed.)

...The Perfectionist ( 1995 ) Drama We Were the Mulvaneys ( 1996 ) Fiction Tenderness ( 1996 ) Poetry The Collector of Hearts ( 1996 ) Fiction Short Stories Man Crazy ( 1997 ) Fiction Telling Stories ( 1997 ) Non-Fiction New Plays ( 1998 ) Drama My Heart Laid Bare ( 1998 ) Fiction Starr Bright Will Be With You Soon [writing as Rosamond Smith ] ( 1999 ) Fiction Broke Heart Blues ( 1999 ) Fiction Where I've Been and Where I'm Going ( 1999 ) Non-Fiction Blonde: A Novel ( 2000 ) Fiction Faithless ( 2001 ) Fiction Short Stories...

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