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In search of wonder; essays on modern science fiction,

Author: Damon Knight
Publisher: Chicago, Advent Publishers, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [2d ed.] rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Knight, Damon Francis, 1922-
In search of wonder.
Chicago, Advent Publishers, 1967
(OCoLC)568730129
Named Person: Fletcher Pratt; Robert A Heinlein; Sam Moskowitz; James Blish; Ray Bradbury; James Blish; Ray Bradbury; Robert A Heinlein; Sam Moskowitz; Fletcher Pratt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Damon Knight
OCLC Number: 270216
Description: xi, 306 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Anthony Boucher --
Author's notes --
ch. 1. Critics --
ch. 2. The classics --
ch. 3. Chuckleheads --
ch. 4. Campbell and his decade --
ch. 5. Cosmic jerrybuilder: A.E. van Vogt --
ch. 6. Half-bad writers --
ch. 7. One sane man: Robert A. Heinlein --
ch. 8. Asimov and Empire --
ch. 9. More Chuckleheads --
ch. 10. When I was in kneepants: Ray Bradbury --
ch. 11. The Vorpal pen: Theodore Sturgeon --
ch. 12. Anthologies --
ch. 13. Half loaves --
ch. 14. Genius to order: Kuttner and Moore --
ch. 15. Kornbluth and the silver lexicon --
ch. 16. The jagged blade: James Blish --
ch. 17. Overalls on Parnassus: Fletcher Pratt --
ch. 18. Microcosmic Moskowitz --
ch. 19. Amphibians --
ch. 20. New stars --
ch. 21. Curiosa --
ch. 22. B-r-r-r! --
ch. 23. Decadents --
ch. 24. Britons --
ch. 25. Pitfalls and dead ends --
ch. 26. Symbolism --
ch. 27. What next?
Responsibility: by Damon Knight. Introd. by Anthony Boucher. Illustrated by J.L. Patterson.

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