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C.M. Kornbluth : the life and works of a science fiction visionary

Author: Mark Rich
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a teenager in the years before World War II, Cyril Kornbluth wrote under multiple pennames. After military service he developed a voice distinctive for its commanding intelligence, passion, and wit, displaying it in a string of novels and short stories. This comprehensive biography tells the story of this remarkable writer and his works"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
biografi
Named Person: C M Kornbluth; C M Kornbluth; Cyril M Kornbluth; Cyril M Kornbluth, 1923-1958.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Rich
ISBN: 9780786443932 0786443936
OCLC Number: 423587845
Description: xi, 439 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Cyril Kornbluth, 1923-1958 --
pt. I. Life and Works --
1. Futurians --
2. In the North of Manhattan --
3. George Washington Hill --
4. Irreverent Puck --
5. Mutant Title and the Fifth Convention --
6. Pirate and the Garbageman --
7. Interview with S.D. Gottesman --
8. Cecil Corwin and the Fiction Avalanche --
9. Ineluctable Modality --
10. Ogre and the Literary Cabal --
11. Before the Bodies Were Buried --
12. Detective Ace and the Flying Saucer --
13. Little Black Story --
14. New Face of Science Fiction --
15. Little Mother of Science Fiction --
16. Vogting Old Van --
17. Pack the Venus Ship with Connies --
18. Launch of an Angry Novelist --
19. Miracle-Year of 1953 --
20. Easy (Equals Bad) Way --
21. Sparrow in the Badminton Game --
22. Satellite of Mass Control --
23. Tioga House --
24. Hypertensive Year --
25. Death of Science Fiction --
26. Magical Number and the Magic Crutch --
27. Two Celestial Lane --
28. End of the Modern --
29. In the Age of the Masses --
pt. II. Split Personality in the Fiction --
30. Everybody Knows Joe --
31. Bureau Chief, the Hermaphrodite, and the Marching Morons --
32. Fugue State and the Lonely Man --
33. Silly Season and Maggie's Wrong Pressing --
34. Kornbluth, Klass, and the Moral Stance.
Responsibility: Mark Rich.

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