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American Science Fiction, Classic Novels of the 1950's
Why the 1950s?
Why the 1950s?
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The Golden Age
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An Introduction
Historical Context
Historical Context
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American Science Fiction

American Science Fiction

Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s

978-1-59853-157-2 $70.00

Gary K. Wolfe, Editor

Gary K. Wolfe
Photo: Amelia Beamer, Locus Magazine
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 2002–2006. He has received numerous awards for his critical writing including the British Science Fiction Association Award and the World Fantasy Award. He writes a monthly review column for Locus Magazine.
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American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels 1953 - 1956

American Science Fiction: Four Classic Novels 1953–1956

  • Frederik Pohl & C. M. Kornbluth's The Space Merchants
  • Theodore Sturgeon's More Than Human
  • Leigh Brackett's The Long Tomorrow
  • Richard Matheson's The Shrinking Man

978-1-59853-158-9 $35.00

American Science Fiction: Five Classic Novels 1956 - 1958

American Science Fiction: Five Classic Novels 1956–1958

  • Robert A. Heinlein's Double Star
  • Alfred Bester's The Stars My Destination
  • James Blish's A Case of Conscience
  • Algis Budrys' Who?
  • Fritz Leiber's The Big Time

978-1-59853-159-6 $35.00