The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

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"Features over a 150 years' worth of the best science fiction ever collected in a single volume. The fifty-two stories and critical introductions are organized chronologically as well as thematically for classroom use. Filled with luminous ideas, otherworldly adventures, and startling futuristic speculations, these stories will appeal to all readers as they chart the emergence and evolution of science fiction as a modern literary genre. They also provide a fascinating look at how our Western technoculture has imaginatively expressed its hopes and fears from the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century to the digital age of today"--Publisher website.
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, ©2010
ISBN: 9780819569547
Branch Call Number: SF WESLEYAN 2010
Characteristics: xviii, 767 pages ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Anthology of science fiction


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150 years worth of seminal science fiction, presented chronologically. Includes such diverse greats as Joanna Russ, Robert Sheckley, and E.M. Forster.

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" ' H. G. Wells, Pamela Zoline, Frank Herbert, Kate Wilhelm, Ted Chiang, John Varley, Rober Sheckley, Gene Wolfe, Fritz Leiber, J.G. Ballard, Alfred Bester, Jules Verne, Edmond Hamilton, Fred Pohl, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Harlan Ellison, Judith Merril, Bruce Sterling....' "

Nov 18, 2016

Best collection of science fiction I have ever read.

Apr 10, 2016

Great book! Best sci-fi stories ever. I hope that all fans of science fiction have read this book, highly recommended


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