ERIC Number: ED086996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Science Fiction: Today and Tomorrow.
Bretnor, Reginald, Ed.
A critical symposium on science fiction, this book features essays (by Ben Bova, Frederik Pohl, George Zebrowski, Frank Herbert, Theodore Sturgeon, Alan E. Nourse, Thomas N. Scortia, Reginald Bretnor, James Gunn, Alexei and Cory Panshin, Poul Anderson, Hal Clement, Anne McCaffrey, Gordon R. Dickson, and Jack Williamson) dealing with such subjects as: the role of science fiction; the publishing of science fiction; science fiction and the visual media; science fiction and a world of crisis; science fiction, morals, and religion; science fiction and man's adaptation to change; science fiction as the imaginary experiment; science fiction in the age of space; science fiction, new trends and old; the creation of imaginary worlds; and creation of imaginary beings; romance and glamour in science fiction; plausibility in science fiction; and science fiction, teaching, and criticism. A bibliography of books discussing science fiction is included. (LL)
Descriptors: Authors, Creative Writing, Essays, Literary Criticism, Literature, Mass Media, Publications, Publishing Industry, Science Fiction, Teaching, Technological Advancement
Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53rd Street, New York, N.Y., 10022 ($7.95 cloth)
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