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Anne McCaffrey : a critical companion

Autore: Robin Roberts
Editore: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Serie: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
Banca dati:WorldCat
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The first woman to win the Hugo Award (given annually by the World Science Fiction convention) and the Nebula Award (given annually by the Science Fiction Writers of America), Anne McCaffrey has invented many worlds of science fiction. Her series The Dragonriders of Pern has become one of the most widely read in science fiction history. This is the first complete critical study of her work. It examines all of her
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Genere/forma: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Persona incaricata: Anne McCaffrey; Anne McCaffrey; Anne McCaffrey; Anne McCaffrey; Anne McCaffrey
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Robin Roberts
ISBN: 031329450X 9780313294501
Numero OCLC: 33243912
Descrizione: xi, 186 pages ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Series Foreword / Kathleen Gregory Klein --
1. The Life of Anne McCaffrey --
2. The Genre of Science Fiction --
3. Dragonflight --
4. The Dragonriders of Pern Series --
5. Brain Ship Series and Crystal Singer Series --
6. The Rowan Series --
7. The Planet Pirate Series --
8. Restoree --
9. The Doona Series --
10. The Powers Series.
Titolo della serie: Critical companions to popular contemporary writers.
Responsabilità: Robin Roberts.

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This critical study of the work of Anne McCaffrey examines all of her novels, and reveals why she deserves the critical recognition and popularity her works have received. It explores the  Per saperne di più…

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