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The world of science fiction, 1926-1976 : the history of a subculture

Author: Lester Del Rey
Publisher: New York : Garland Pub., ©1980.
Series: Garland library of science fiction.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Del Rey, Lester, 1915-1993.
World of science fiction, 1926-1976.
New York : Garland Pub., c1980
(OCoLC)568202932
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester Del Rey
ISBN: 0824014464 9780824014469
OCLC Number: 5500269
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 416 p. ; 28 cm.
Contents: What science fiction is --
The beginnings of science fiction --
The rise of the pulps --
The third source --
The magazines of Hugo Gernsback --
The dawn of Astounding --
The crucial years --
The active fan --
The shaping of the future --
Campbell's Astounding --
The war and the bomb --
A proliferation of magazines --
Science fiction in books --
The growth of fandom --
Reshaping the future --
The quest for magic --
The big boom --
And the collapse --
The magazine business --
Wider horizons --
FIAWOL or FIJAGH? --
Watershed --
The survivors --
The torch passes --
Rebellion : the new wave and art --
Enter : academe --
The big con game --
The fifth age (1974-) --
Fantasy --
Buck Rogers and Mr. Spock --
Glossary --
Themes and variations --
Utopias and dystopias --
But what good is it? --
Mene, mene, tekel... --
After Star wars.
Series Title: Garland library of science fiction.
Responsibility: by Lester del Rey.

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