The Rise and Fall of American Science Fiction, from the 1920s to the 1960s

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Tracing the development of science fiction, this book offers a thorough examination of how the genre evolved to its current state. Close critical attention is given to topics including art that has accompanied science fiction, the subgenres of space opera and hard science fiction, the rise of science fiction anthologies, and the burgeoning impact of the marketplace on authors and works. Included are in-depth studies of key texts that contributed to science fiction's growth, including Philip Francis Nowlan's first Buck Rogers story, the first published stories of A. E. van Vogt, and the early juveniles of Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke and Robert Heinlein.

Product Details

Price
£56.29
Publisher
McFarland & Co Inc
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781476674940

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