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Visions of wonder : the Science Fiction Research Association anthology

Author: David G Hartwell; Milton T Wolf; Science Fiction Research Association.
Publisher: New York : Tor, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Edited by two of science fiction's most knowledgeable and experienced editors and endorsed by the Science Fiction Research Association, Visions of Wonder was created to fill an urgent need for a thoughtful, readable classroom anthology of science fiction that focuses on science fiction as it is today, in the 1990s.
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Hartwell; Milton T Wolf; Science Fiction Research Association.
ISBN: 0312862245 9780312862244 0312852878 9780312852870
OCLC Number: 34776094
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 798 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Critics (chapter one of In Search of Wonder) / Damon Knight --
The ship who sang / Anne McCaffrey --
Blood music / Greg Bear --
Paperjack / Charles de Lint --
Forever yours, Anna / Kate Wilhelm --
The golden age of science fiction is twelve / David G. Hartwell --
Mr. Boy / James Patrick Kelly --
Jamboree / Jack Williamson --
The death of Doctor Island / Gene Wolfe --
Ender's game / Orson Scott Card --
What do yu mean ... human? / John W. Campbell, Jr. --
Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson --
One down, one to go / Philip José Farmer --
Sur / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Introduction to England Swings SF / Judith Merril --
Doing Lennon / Gregory Benford --
A tupoley too far / Brian W. Aldiss --
Them old hyannis blues / Judith Tarr --
Paradise charted / Algis Budrys --
Masque of the red shift / Fred Saberhagen --
Redemption in the quantum realm / Frederik Pohl --
Devil you don't know / Dean Ing --
The eye of the world (excerpt) / Robert Jordan --
Split light / Lisa Goldstein --
Science fiction & the adventures of the spherical cow / Kathryn Cramer --
The sun spider / Lucius Shepard --
Science fiction and "Literature"--or, The conscience of the king / Samuel R. Delany --
Souls / Joanna Russ --Overdrawn at the memory bank / John Varley --
The girl who was plugged in / James Tiptree, Jr. --
Burning chrome / William Gibson --
Towards an aesthetic of science fiction / Joanna Russ --
Identifying the object / Gwyneth Jones --
The mountain to Mohammed / Nancy Kress --
Wall, stone, craft / Walter Jon Williams --
Boobs / Suzy McKee Charnas --
To bring in fine things: the significance of science fiction plots / Brian Stableford --
Spider silk / Andre Norton --
A braver thing / Charles Sheffield --
Getting real / Susan Shwartz --
True names / Vernor Vinge.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf.
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Edited by two of science fiction's most knowledgeable and experienced editors and endorsed by the Science Fiction Research Association, Visions of Wonder was created to fill an urgent need for a thoughtful, readable classroom anthology of science fiction that focuses on science fiction as it is today, in the 1990s.

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