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Shaw and science fiction

Author: Milton T Wolf
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.
Series: Shaw, v. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw; Bernard Shaw
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Milton T Wolf
ISBN: 0271016817 9780271016818
OCLC Number: 37192653
Description: x, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword : Shaw and science fiction / Milton T. Wolf --
G.B.S. : refurbishing the tin woodman : science fiction with a heart, a brain, and the nerve! / Ray Bradbury --
Shaw's science fiction on the boards / Ben P. Indick --
Witkacy and Shaw's stage statues / Elwira M. Grossman --
Shaw's utopias / J.L. Wisenthal --
Utopias / Bernard Shaw --
Evolutionary machinery : foreshadowing of science fiction in Bernard Shaw's dramas / Jeffrey M. Wallman --
Bernard Shaw's fantasy island : Simpleton of the unexpected isles / Rodelle Weintraub --
On his shoulders : Shaw's influence on Clarke's Childhood end / Elizabeth Anne Hull --
Ray Bradbury's Bernard Shaw / John R. Pfeiffer --
Last men and first women : the dynamics of life extension in Shaw and Heinlein / George Slusser --
Tropics of a desirable oxymoron : the radical superman in Back to Menthuselah / John Barnes --
Shaw for the utopians, C̆apek for the anti-utopians / Julie A. Sparks --
Science and spirituality in Back to Menthuselah and Last and first men / Susan Stone-Blackburn --
Skeptical speculation and Back to Menthuselah / Tom Shippey --
Back to Menthuselah : an exercise of imagination / Peter Gahan --
Reviews: War of thwe world-betterers / R.F. Dietrich. Indefatigable! / Leon H. Hugo. Wit, common sense, and prophetic vision / Sally Peters. Intersections / Margot Peters. Latest biography of Shaw / Frederick P.W. McDowell. Shards of Shaw / J.L. Wisenthal --
Contiuning checklist of Shavania / John R. Pfeiffer.
Series Title: Shaw, v. 17.
Responsibility: edited by Milton T. Wolf.
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