Sideways in Time

Sideways in Time: Critical Essays on Alternate History Fiction, co-edited by Glyn Morgan and C.Palmer-Patel; out Sept 26, 2019!

For details follow the link to the Liverpool University Press website, or check out the table of contents below.

Table of Contents

  • “Foreword” by Stephen Baxter
  • Introduction” by Glyn Morgan and C. Palmer-Patel
  • Part I. Points of Divergence
  • “Napoleon as Dynamite: Geoffroy’s Napoléon Apocryphe and Science Fiction as Alternate History” by Adam Roberts
  • “‘It Is One Story’: Writing a Global Alternate History in Kim Stanley Robinson’s The Years of Rice and Salt” by Chris Pak
  • “‘Forever Being Yamato’: Alternate Pacific War Histories in Japanese Film and Anime” by Jonathan Rayner
  • “‘Her Dreams Receding’: Gender, Astronauts, and Alternate Space Ages in Ian Sales’ Apollo Quartet” by Brian Baker
  • “Time and Affect After 9/11: Lavie Tidhar’s Osama: A Novel” by Anna McFarlane
  • Part II. Manipulating the Genre
  • “The Subjective Nature of Time and The Individual’s (In)Ability
  • to Inflict Social Change” by Molly Cobb
  • “Between the Alternate and the Apocryphal: Religion and Historic Place in Aguilera’s La locura de Dios” by Derek J. Thiess
  • “Weird History / Weird Knowledge: H. P. Lovecraft versus Sherlock Holmes in Shadows over Baker Street” by Chloé Germaine Buckley
  • Quest for Love: A Cosy Uchronia?” by Andrew M. Butler
  • “Agency and Contingency in Televisual Alternate History Texts” by Karen Hellekson
  • “Afterword” by C. Palmer-Patel and Glyn Morgan