Science fiction writers : critical studies of the major authors from the early nineteenth century to the present day

Format: Print Book 1982
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Clairton Public Library Reference R 823.08 S416
Location  Clairton Public Library
 
Collection  Reference
 
Call Number  R 823.08 S416
 
 
Summary
Covers nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers of science fiction. Provides biographical information, the historical and/or literary context of the author's work, synopses of major titles, critical commentary, and a selected bibliography listing books by and about the writer.
Contents
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / Brian W. Aldiss
Edgar Allan Poe / E. F. Bleiler
H. Rider Haggard / John Scarborough
H. G. Wells / Brian W. Aldiss
M. P. Shiel / E. F. Bleiler
Garrett P. Serviss / James L. Campbell, Sr.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle / James L. Campbell, Sr.
Luis Philip Senarens / E. F. Bleiler
Edgar Rice Burroughs / E. F. Bleiler
A. Merritt / E. F. Bleiler
John Taine / James L. Campbell, Sr.
S. Fowler Wright / E. F. Bleiler
Olaf Stapledon / James L. Campbell, Sr.
Aldous Huxley / John R. Pfeiffer
Murray Leinster / John Clute
David H. Keller / Brian M. Stableford
E. E. Smith / John Clute
H. P. Lovecraft / Colin Wilson
Clark Ashton Smith / Brian M. Stableford
Stanley G. Weinbaum / Brian M. Stableford
John W. Campbell, Jr. / E. F. Bleiler
C. L. Moore and Henry Kuttner / Frederick Shroyer
Ray Bradbury / Willis E. McNelly
L. Sprague de Camp / Brian M. Stableford
Robert A. Heinlein / Peter Nicholls
Eric Frank Russell / Malcolm Edwards
Theodore Sturgeon / Brian M. Stableford
A. E. Van Vogt / Colin Wilson
John Wyndham / John Scarborough
Jack Williamson / Robert E. Myers
George Orwell / Charles L. Elkins
C. S. Lewis / John Clute
Brian W. Aldiss / Willis E. McNelly
Poul Anderson / Roald D. Tweet
Isaac Asimov / L. David Allen
J. G. Ballard / Brian M. Stableford
Alfred Bester / Willis E. McNelly
James Blish / John Clute
John Brunner / John R. Pfeiffer
Algis Budrys / Peter Nicholls
Arthur C. Clarke / David N. Samuelson
Hal Clement / Chris Morgan
Samuel R. Delany / Douglas Barbour
Philip K. Dick / Brian M. Stableford
Gordon R. Dickson / John Clute
Thomas M. Disch / Brian M. Stableford
Harlan Ellison / George Edgar Slusser
Philip Jose Farmer / Roald D. Tweet
Frank Herbert / Willis E. McNelly
Fred Hoyle / John Clute
Damon Knight / Gardner Dozois
C. M. Kornbluth / Malcolm Edwards
Ursula K. Le Guin / David N. Samuelson
Fritz Leiber / Brian M. Stableford
Richard Matheson / Peter Nicholls
Judith Merril / Chris Morgan
Walter M. Miller, Jr. / John B. Ower
Michael Moorcock / Peter Nicholls
Larry Niven
Chad Oliver
Frederik Pohl
Joanna Russ
Margaret St. Clair / John Clute
Robert Sheckley / Chris Morgan
Robert Silverberg / Malcolm Edwards
Clifford D. Simak / Roald D. Tweet
Cordwainer Smith / Chris Morgan
William Tenn / Malcolm Edwards
Kurt Vonnegut / Charles L. Elkins
Roger Zelazny / Peter Nicholls
Jules Verne / E. F. Bleiler
Karel Capek / John Clute
Stanislaw Lem / John Scarborough.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Scribner's writers series began in the 1970s with British Writers and American Writers and continues today with European Writers and the most recent title, Latin American Writers. Science Fiction Writers provides readable biocritical essays on 76 writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Bleiler also wrote Supernatural Fiction Writers: Fantasy and Horror (1985)."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, American -- Bio-bibliography.
Science fiction, English -- Bio-bibliography.
Publisher New York :Scribner,1982
Contributors Bleiler, E. F. (Everett Franklin), 1920-2010, editor.
Language English
Description xv, 623 pages ; 29 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographies and index.
ISBN 0684167409
9780684167404
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