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Metamorphoses of Science Fiction is a critical survey of the evolution of science fiction in various media in the twentieth century, written by Darko Suvin, one of the most respected experts on the genre. The book takes an extensive look at literary works that are considered to be fundamental to science fiction. These classics have been adapted and modified as film, television series and comic strips. More sophisticated television programs from the past decade and movies from the last ten years were also discussed.


According to Darko Suvin (1), literary genres and literary works can be defined as examples of cognitive estrangement, since they provide us with a revision of our representations and understandings of reality. The film Metamorphoses of Science Fiction is constituted exactly by means of the work that is carried out on our represented reality, thanks to its detour through science fiction. As the narrative performance that constructs its meaning, this film takes place in a universe where the fundamental distinction that gives human beings the opportunity to understand an object or an action is altered or remov…


Darko Suvin, literary critic, literary historian and professor of comparative literature, is considered by many to be the father of the academic study of science fiction. His book, ‘Metamorphoses Of Science Fiction’, was first published in 1979 which explores science fiction theory as a literary genre. Suvin has also written extensively about science fiction films.


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