Modern science fiction, its meaning and its future

Modern science fiction, its meaning and its future

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Essays by John W. Campbell, Jr., Anthony Boucher, Don Fabun, Fletcher Pratt, Rosalie Moore, L. Sprague de Camp, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, Philip Wylie, Gerald Heard, and Reginald Bretnor. The original 1953 edition was the first serious discussion of modern science fiction as literature. The San Francisco Chronicle said: qThe book is very likely to recruit a whole host of new readers. . . A freely argued, objective, highly individualistic study by ten writers of the origins, advances and future prospects of science fiction as a spontaneous living literature.q The essays are grouped in three sections: qScience Fiction Today, q qScience Fiction as Literature, q and qScience Fiction, Science, and Modern Man.q This classic symposium is a fit companion to Mr. Bretnor's later books Science Fiction, Today and Tomorrow and The Craft of Science Fiction. Our new edition adds a preface by the editor, a chapter of notes and corrections, and a complete index.Fantasy Fiction (started, folded) 4 digest Future Science Fiction 6 pulp Galaxy Science Fiction 12 digest Galaxy Science Fiction Novels 6 digest If: Worlds of Science Fiction 6 digest Imagination 11 digest Magazine of Fantasy and Science anbsp;...

Title:Modern science fiction, its meaning and its future
Author:Reginald Bretnor, John Wood Campbell
Publisher:Advent Pub Inc - 1979


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