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Decades of science fiction

Author: Applewhite Minyard
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : NTC Pub. Group, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of science fiction short stories, grouped by decade from the late 1800s to the present. Includes chapter openers providing historical and social context, headnotes about the authors, and writing and discussion questions.
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Genre/Form: Outlines and syllabi
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Applewhite Minyard
ISBN: 0844259942 9780844259949 0844259950 9780844259956
OCLC Number: 36372303
Description: xvi, 557 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Through World War I: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Master Zacharius / Jules Verne --
Crystal Egg / H.G. Wells --
Twenties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Disintegration Machine / Arthur Conan Doyle --
Metal Man / Jack Williamson --
Thirties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Mad Moon / Stanley Weinbaum --
Misfit / Robert Heinlein --
Forties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Robbie / Isaac Asimov --
Desertion / Clifford D. Simak --
That Only a Mother / Judith Merrill --
Fifties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Exiles / Ray Bradbury --
Scanners Live in Vain / Cordwainer Smith --
Death between the Stars / Marion Zimmer Bradley --
Sixties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Ship Who Sang / Anne McCaffrey --
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman / Harlan Ellison --
Electric Ant / Philip K. Dick --
Seventies: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Sliced-Crosswise Only-on-Tuesday World / Philip Jose Farmer --
Cloak of Anarchy / Larry Niven --
Hunting / Doris Beetem --
Thaw / Tanith Lee --
Eighties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Valhalla / Gregory Benford --
Skin Deep / Kristine Kathryn Rusch --
For I Have Touched the Sky / Mike Resnick --
At the Rialto / Connie Willis --
Nineties: Timeline --
Historical context --
Developments in science fiction --
Science fiction in other media --
Abduction of Bunny Steiner, or a Shameless Lie / Thomas Disch --
Steelcollar Worker / Vonda McIntyre --
Hammer of God / Arthur C. Clarke --
Clean Up Your Room! / Laura Anne Gilman.
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An anthology of science fiction short stories, grouped by decade from the late 1800s to the present. Includes chapter openers providing historical and social context, headnotes about the authors, and writing and discussion questions.

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