alternative history


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alternate history

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(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a genre of fiction in which the author speculates on how the course of history might have been altered if a particular historical event had had a different outcome
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Fans of the author or those who read alternative history fantasy may enjoy the atmospheric, dreamy creation here.
Readers of alternative history and especially those who have enjoyed Flint's prior adventures in this theme will relish yet another alternative approach to events.
Their performance Emily's Rose is a musical alternative history of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
It is a blend of steampunk, magic, mystery and alternative history.
In Sorrow of the Earth, Eric Vuillard uses musing prose to try to get inside the heads of Cody and of the Native Americans who performed in his shows, reenacting false versions of their experiences and creating an alternative history in the process.
Now, a new book, If Only: An Alternative History of the Beautiful Game, offers an original counterfactual history of football.
Although the author stops short of offering an alternative history, readers are left in little doubt that the material presented in this interesting book would provide an excellent basis for one.
Alternative history drama SS-GB plummeted in the ratings as viewers struggled to hear what was being said.
Tarantino's 2009 film, "Inglourious Basterds," tells a fictionalized alternative history of a successful assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler, but his other films have been entirely fictional creations.
Listed alphabetically by title, they include stories of horror, the supernatural, science fiction, fantasy, alternative history, myths, and superheroes in the Trojan War, Crusades, English Civil War, American Revolutionary War, Napoleonic Wars, American Civil War, World War I and II, Spanish Civil War, Korean War, Vietnam War, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
4 WATCHMEN (2009) A TEAM of masked superheroes reunite to face a common danger in an alternative history of 1985.
This book offers a critical theory and alternative history of rap music and hip hop culture by examining their roots in the popular music and popular cultures of the Civil Rights Movement and Black Power Movement.
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