A Look at the Space Race and Classic Sci-Fi

Discovered this while bloghopping this morning, and thought it was well-written and very interesting. For those of you that like science fiction, especially the classic stuff, it’s worth the read.

Science fiction as a literary genre shifted from the idea of predicting a future to preventing one during The Cold War Era which is exemplified in The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury and both the genre and the Space Race draw influences from America’s past of settlement and colonization. Space…the final frontier; or is it […]

via “What’s Another Night On Mars?” Science Fiction, The Cold War Era, and Ray Bradbury’s “The Martian Chronicles.” — Verbal Punching Bag

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