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Evaporating genres

Gary K. Wolfe

Evaporating genres

essays on fantastic literature

by Gary K. Wolfe

  • 130 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Wesleyan University Press in Middletown, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Horror tales -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGary K. Wolfe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3435 .W65 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23614499M
    ISBN 109780819569363, 9780819569370
    LC Control Number2009026962

    "Reading at times like a suspenseful career overview, this engagingly written and insightful account of John Brunner's publishing struggles and literary aspirations will appeal to general science fiction readers as well as scholars in the field."--Gary K. Wolfe, author of Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature. A second reviews collection, Bearings, appeared in , and a collection of essays, Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature, has just been published. If you enjoyed this article, please consider supporting Salon Futura financially, either by buying from the Wizard's Tower Bookstore, or by donating money directly via PayPal.

      The book ends with the most cogent and forthcoming interview with Egan that I've seen."--Gary K. Wolfe, author of Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature "Greg Egan is one of the most fascinating and challenging of modern science fiction writers, and Burnham--an engineer and physicist as well as a science fiction critic--brings. Malevil is a science fiction novel by French writer Robert was adapted into a film directed by Christian de Chalonge and starring Michel Serrault, Jacques Dutronc, Jacques Villeret and Jean-Louis Trintignant.. Plot summary. The story's events take place in rural France in the late twentieth century. The protagonist is Emanuel Comte, former school director, now .

    Gary K. Wolfe, is professor of Humanities in Roosevelt University’s Evelyn T. Stone College of Professional Studies and the author, most recently, of Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature and Sightings: Reviews –He has received numerous awards for his critical writing including the British Science Fiction Association Award and the World Fantasy Award. An anthology of post-apocalyptic short fiction from some of the biggest names in science fiction and speculative fiction - including Stephen King, George R. R. Martin and Orson Scott Card Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon - these are our guides through the Wastelands.


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Gary K. Wolfe is Emeritus Professor of Humanities at Roosevelt University and the author, most recently, of Evaporating Genres: Essays on Fantastic Literature and Sightings: Reviews –He writes regular review columns for Locus magazine and the Chicago Tribune, and co-hosts with Jonathan Strahan the Hugo-nominated Coode Street Podcast/5().

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