Science Fiction – Imagining the Future

Meher Wan


Popular science fiction has been mostly written in the West or the European region. Science story tellers have imagined the world through different perspectives – often laced with horror or fantasy etc. often such science fiction stories imagine a great future for humans. However, often it becomes hard to categorise a story as a science fiction or simply fiction. 

There are also debates about which story can be considered as the first science fiction story. In English, some experts believe that Frankenstein of Merry Shelly (Publishing Year 1818) should be considered as the first science fiction novel while a few experts think that The Chemical Wedding of Johann Valentin Andreae (Publishing Year 1616) is the first science fiction…Read more on NOPR