WorldCat Identities

Knight, Damon 1922-2002

Overview
Works: 354 works in 1,073 publications in 7 languages and 22,698 library holdings
Genres: Science fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Periodicals  Short stories  Fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Novellas  Manuscripts  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator, Compiler, Translator, Contributor
Classifications: PS648.S3, 813.54
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In search of wonder : essays on modern science fiction by Damon Knight( Book )

34 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in English and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turning points : essays on the art of science fiction by Damon Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nebula award stories( )

in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating short fiction by Damon Knight( Book )

23 editions published between 1981 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distilled from decades of teaching and practice, Creating Short Fiction offers no-nonsense advice on structure, pacing, dialogue, getting ideas, and much more. It includes examples and exercises that have proved their extraordinary effectiveness in classrooms and workshops everywhere. Creating Short Fiction is a timeless classic that brims with priceless advice for anyone interested in writing short stories
Orbit( )

in English and held by 749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction of the thirties by Damon Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1977 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of science fiction stories
A science fiction argosy by Damon Knight( Book )

10 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Antologi af 24 noveller og 2 romaner
One hundred years of science fiction by Damon Knight( Book )

17 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century of science fiction by Damon Knight( Book )

22 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world and Thorinn by Damon Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poor lame Thorinn is thrown into a well by his father to appease the rumbling gods, and cursed to Go Down... and down he goes, breaking through floors, ceilings and walls into amazing new worlds. --Publisher
The best of Damon Knight by Damon Knight( Book )

11 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interstellar visitors who use their superior technology to free Earth from war and disease, a fetus with superhuman intelligence, and a time sphere allowing entrance into the future are described in three of twenty-two stories by the noted science-fiction writer
Beyond tomorrow : ten science fiction adventures by Damon Knight( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales which take place beneath the sea, in deep space, on other planets, and here on earth. For contents, see Author Catalog
Three novels: Rule golden, Natural state, [and] The dying man by Damon Knight( Book )

13 editions published between 1957 and 1969 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dying Man. Man has discovered the secret to immortality, and death is thought to be nonexistent. But for Claire and Dio, supreme happiness is when he realizes that early man's greatest achievements were nurtured by the fact of his mortality
A for anything by Damon Knight( Book )

22 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An obscure inventor creates a device called Gismo, that can duplicate anything, which played havoc with the social order
Why do birds by Damon Knight( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the early 21st century. Ed Stone says he's been in suspended animation since the 1930s. He says he was kidnapped by aliens. He says they sent him forth on a mission: to convince the nations of the world to build a massive vault, a mile on each side, in which humanity's billions will lie in suspension and survive the impending destruction of the Earth. Ed Stone says all these things, and the strangest part is that people believe him - ordinary people and powerful
Worlds to come : nine science fiction adventures by Damon Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of science fiction stories, some of which have helped to advance discoveries and others about things still to come
Dimension X; five science fiction novellas by Damon Knight( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Futurians by Damon Knight( Book )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Far out : 13 science fiction stories by Damon Knight( Book )

20 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and German and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Westerns of the 40's : classics from the great pulps( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Western: Collection of 16 rousing tales from the old western magazines
 
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Creating short fiction
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A for anything
Alternative Names
Damon Knight American science fiction writer, editor and critic

Damon Knight Amerikaans schrijver

Damon Knight amerikansk författare

Damon Knight amerikansk skribent

Damon Knight écrivain américain

Damon Knight Escritor, editor y crítico de ciencia ficción estadounidense

Damon Knight scrittore, curatore editoriale e critico letterario statunitense

Damon Knight US-amerikanischer Autor

Knight, Damon.

Knight, Damon 1922-

Knight Damon 1922-2002

Knight, Damon Francis 1922-

Knight, Damon Francis 1922-2002

Nait, Deĭmon 1922-2002

Naito, Dēmon 1922-2002

Ντέιμον Νάιτ

Деймон Найт американский писатель-фантаст, редактор и критик НФ

Деймон Найт американський письменник-фантаст та критик

Деймън Найт

Найт, Деймон американский писатель-фантаст, редактор и критик НФ

דיימון נייט

دیمن نایت نویسنده آمریکایی

데이먼 나이트 미국의 SF 작가, 비평가, 편집인

デーモン・ナイト

ナイト, デーモン

Languages
English (266)

German (8)

Dutch (8)

French (4)

Italian (3)

Spanish (2)

Persian (1)