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An invaluable contribution to the serious study of science fiction as well as a highly entertaining collection, Science Fiction contains 27 chronologically-arranged stories and excerpts, ranging from such early classic works as Swift's Gulliver's Travels and Shelley's Frankenstein to recent stories such as Harlan Ellison's "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" and Ursula K. Le Guin's "Vaster Than Empires and More Slow." Including brief general essays and a separate introduction to each individual story or excerpt, Rabkin's anthology greatly illuminates the evolution of the genre.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195032727
Editor:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Author:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Author:
null, Eric S.
Location:
Oxford Oxfordshire ;
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - Anthologies
Subject:
Literature, English
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Anthologies
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 97-318
Publication Date:
19830431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
37 linecuts
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
5.31 x 8 x 1.1 in 1.35 lb

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