List of science fiction awards
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to science fiction:Science fiction – genre of fiction dealing with the impact of imagined innovations in science or technolo...
List of science fiction themes
The following is a list of recurring themes in science fiction.
Genre fiction
Genre fiction, also known as popular fiction, is plot-driven fictional works written with the intent of fitting into a specific literary genre, in order to appeal to readers and fans already familiar ...
Fictional technology
Fictional technology is an umbrella term for technological processes and devices that don't exist in reality, proposed or described in many different contexts:Examples of such fictional technologies a...
Libertarian science fiction
Libertarian science fiction is a subgenre of science fiction that focuses on the politics and social order implied by libertarian philosophies with an emphasis on individualism and a limited state—and...
Political ideas in science fiction
The exploration of politics in science fiction is arguably older than the identification of the genre. One of the earliest works of modern science fiction, H. G. Wells’ The Time Machine, is an extrap...
History of science fiction
The literary genre of science fiction is diverse, and its exact definition remains a contested question among both scholars and devotees. This lack of consensus is reflected in debates about the genre...
History of fantasy
Though the fantasy genre in its modern sense is less than two centuries old, its antecedents have a long and distinguished history. Elements of the supernatural and the fantastic were an element of l...