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Australian Science Fiction


Haynes, RD, Australian Science Fiction, Encyclopedia of Literature and Science, P Gossin (ed), United States, 1, pp. 35-38 (2002) [Entry]

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Science and literature have always been strange bedfellows. Like puzzle pieces, they fit because they're different. Some of the greatest works of world literature have been inspired by the marvels of the scientific world. Scientists have written works of the imagination. Even formal scientific writings have been known to employ rhetoric. There is a tendency to think of literature―and the humanities in general―as having little to do with science.

Item Details

Item Type:Entry
Keywords:science, literature
Research Division:Language, Communication and Culture
Research Group:Literary studies
Research Field:Comparative and transnational literature
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
UTAS Author:Haynes, RD (Dr Roslynn Haynes)
ID Code:121760
Year Published:2002
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-10-13
Last Modified:2017-10-20

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