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The shape of further things: speculations on change

Author: Brian W Aldiss
Publisher: London, Faber, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Brian W Aldiss; Brian W Aldiss
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian W Aldiss
ISBN: 0571094724 9780571094721
OCLC Number: 101298
Description: 3-185 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A fantastic vision after midnight --
The education of H.G. Wells --
Sleep, dreams, and the somnolent computer --
Baden-Powell and the Neanderthals --
Science fiction: from 'modern boy' to 'little boy' --
An alligator in a dog's embrace --
The dreams of Twickenham (and Wandsworth) --
The imaginary life and death of telepathy --
Fifties SF and the alien-as-human --
Piranesi unchained --
An SF convention of the fifties --
How I ran through an empire --
and what was better for it --
A perfect posited image of this book --
A cartographic Amis and sixties SF --
New worlds and SF horizons of the sixties --
Automation versus fact-free education --
Christie and the new fantasy-dramas --
M.E.R.O.'s Sinai Project, 1957-70 --
Conformity and the everlasting cornflake --
Post-lunar postscript --
Appendices.
Responsibility: [by] Brian W. Aldiss; with appendices by Christopher Evans and others.

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