Road to Science Fiction From Heinlein to Here

ISBN-10: 0810842459

ISBN-13: 9780810842458

Edition: 2002

Authors: James Gunn
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Description: This volume covers the period from 1940 to 1975, beginning in the golden age of science fiction and ending at a time when SF book publication was just beginning to explode and SF films would soon dominate box offices.

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Scarecrow Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

James Gunn, emeritus professor of English at the University of Kansas, has published 36 books and nearly 100 short stories. His novels include "The Immortals", "The Joy Makers", "The Listeners", and "The Dreamers". He has published seven collections of short stories, including "Future Imperfect" and "Breaking Point". As a professor, he taught fiction writing and science fiction, including a long-running intensive Writers Workshop in Science Fiction. His books about science fiction include "Alternate Worlds: The Illustrated History of Science Fiction"," Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction", "Inside Science Fiction", and the six-volume "The Road to Science Fiction". He has now pulled together his experience in writing science fiction and helping others write fiction into "The Science of Science-Fiction Writing". He lives in Lawrence, Kansas.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Beyond These Horizons
"All You Zombies"
The Clear, Cool Voice of Asimov
Reason
The Simak Reservation
Desertion
Mimsy Were the Kuttners
Mimsy Were the Borogoves
The Bradbury Chronicles
The Million-Year Picnic
More Than SF
Thunder and Roses
Ecce Femina
That Only a Mother
A Matter of Time
Brooklyn Project
The Social Side
Coming Attraction
The Expanding Universe
The Sentinel
Farmerworld
Sail On! Sail On!
The Science in Science Fiction
Critical Factor
Why Not Literature?
Fondly Fahrenheit
A Touch of Stone
The Cold Equations
The Ballads of Lost C. Smith
The Game of Rat and Dragon
Scalpel of Wit
Pilgrimage to Earth
The British Are Coming!
Who Can Replace a Man?
The Sirens of Mainstream
Harrison Bergeron
That Old-Time Religion
The Streets of Ashkelon
Terminal Fiction
The Terminal Beach
Again and Again
Dolphin's Way
The Future as Metaphor
Slow Tuesday Night
Through a Glass Darkly
Day Million
Will Reality Please Raise Its Hand?
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale
The New Thing
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream
Aye, and Delany
Aye, and Gomorrah
The New Scientific Revolution
The Jigsaw Man
Hard Science and Soft People
Kyrie
Out of the Knight
Masks
Surviving the Future
From Stand on Zanzibar
The Big Protest
The Big Flash
The Origin and Development of Science Fiction Writers
Sundance
Science Fiction as Simile
From The Left Hand of Darkness
Issues and Controversies
When It Changed
The Science Fiction Art Story
The Engine at Heartspring's Center
The Uncertain Future
Tricentennial
About the Author
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