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Visions of Wonder The Science Fiction Research Association Reading Anthology

ISBN-10: 0312852878
ISBN-13: 9780312852870
Edition: Revised 
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Description: For years, those bringing SF into the classroom have had to improvise their course materials from anthologies and collections not designed for classwork. Now, David G. Hartwell, award-winning anthologist, and Professor Milton T. Wolf, Vice President  More...

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Book details

List price: $33.99
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
Publication date: 10/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 800
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

For years, those bringing SF into the classroom have had to improvise their course materials from anthologies and collections not designed for classwork. Now, David G. Hartwell, award-winning anthologist, and Professor Milton T. Wolf, Vice President of the Science Fiction Research Association, present a carefully selected reading anthology reflecting the SF field in all its modern diversity. Here are Golden Age writers like John W. Campbell and Jack Williamson, and here also are towering latter-day titans like Gene Wolfe and Ursula K. Le Guin, along with today's popular writers such as Greg Bear, Robert Jordan, and Vernor Vinge.

Introduction Critics (Chapter One of In Search of Wonder)/Damon Knight
The Ship Who Sang/Anne McCaffrey Blood Music/Greg Bear Paperjack/Charles de Lint Forever Yours, Anna/Kate Wilhelm
The Golden Age of Science Fiction Is Twelve/David G. Hartwell Mr. Boy/James Patrick Kelly Jamboree/Jack Williamson
The Death of Doctor Island/Gene Wolfe Ender's Game/Orson Scott Card What Do You Mean . . . Human?/John W. Campbell, Jr. Bears Discover Fire/Terry Bisson One Down, One to Go/Philip Jose Farmer Sur/Ursula K. Le Guin
Introduction to England Swings SF/Judith Merril Doing Lennon/Gregory Benford A Tupolev Too Far/Brian W. Aldiss Them Old Hyannis Blues/Judith Tarr Paradise Charted/Algis Budrys Masque of the Red Shift/Fred Saberhagen Redemption in the Quantum Realm/Frederik Pohl Devil You Don't Know/Dean Ing
The Eye of the World (Excerpt)/Robert Jordan Split Light/Lisa Goldstein Science Fiction & The Adventures of the Spherical Cow/Kathryn Cramer
The Sun Spider/Lucius Shepard Science Fiction and 'Literature' - or, the Conscience of the King/Samuel R. Delany Souls/Loanna Russ pardOverdrawn at the Memory Bank/John Varley The Girl Who Was Plugged In/James Tiptree Burning Chrome/William Gibson Towards an Aesthetic of Science Fiction/Joanna Russ Identifying the Object/Gwyneth Jones
The Mountain to Mohammed/Nancy Kress Wall, Stone, Craft/Walter Jon Williams Boobs/Suzy McKee
Charnas To Bring in Fine Things: The Significance of Science Fiction Plots/Brian Stableford Spider Silk/Andre Norton A Braver Thing/Charles Sheffield Getting Real/Susan Shwartz True Names/Vernor Vinge Science Fiction: A Selective Guide to Scholarship/Gary K. Wolfe

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