Planning to survive: imagining the world catastrophe in science fiction

Journal title CRIOS
Author/s Luca Gaeta
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/12
Language English Pages 14 P. 7-20 File size 1597 KB
DOI 10.3280/CRIOS2016-012002
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Luca Gaeta, Planning to survive: imagining the world catastrophe in science fiction in "CRIOS" 12/2016, pp 7-20, DOI: 10.3280/CRIOS2016-012002