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Celestial Empire

The Emergence of Chinese Science Fiction

Reviews

“[T]he first substantial English-language study of the beginnings of this genre [Science Fiction] in China.”—Will Peyton, Science Fiction Studies

Endorsements

"Isaacson's book is a landmark in science fiction studies. It presents new interpretations on the emergence of Chinese science fiction in the context of colonial modernities, and reexamines some key cultural concepts such as empire, science, and fiction." —Mingwei Song, associate professor of modern Chinese literature at Wellesley College and author of Young China: National Rejuvenation and the Bildungsroman, 1900-1959

"This fascinating study provides important insights into the roots of the Chinese science fiction tradition and its role in the creation of modern China. A major resource for China scholars and for scholars of science fiction studies, post-colonial studies, and the history of science." —Rachel Haywood Ferreira, author of The Emergence of Latin American Science Fiction

"Nathaniel Isaacson's theoretically sophisticated historical study of Chinese science fiction in the late Qing and Republic periods provides a vital, and long-awaited, link in the global history of the genre and its role in transnational modernization."—Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, co-editor of Science Fiction Studies

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