Scientific romances

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From Fancyclopedia 1, ca. 1944
The name given Wells's pioneering science-fiction stories, and the term by which scholars most often recognize s-f as literature, when they do. "romances" refers to imaginative novels such as grew up in the romantic revolt, and has no necessary connexion with love; "scientific" indicates that they were all extrapolations on contemporary science.

See also: Paranormal Fiction.

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