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Gregory Benford

Gregory Benford

Author: George Edgar Slusser
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
Series: Modern masters of science fiction
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Gregory Benford is perhaps best known as the author of Benford's law of controversy: "Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available." This book explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford; Gregory Benford
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Edgar Slusser
ISBN: 9780252038228 0252038223 9780252079801 0252079809
OCLC Number: 1228571470
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 198 pages.).
Contents: Gregory Benford: the scientist as writer --
Benford in his own words: towards a craft of science fiction --
Fictional directions: the makings of a scientist-writer --
Galactic center one: Benford's space epic --
Galactic center two: Nigel Walmsley's Space odyssey --
To the galactic center: from earth to eternity --
The science fiction novel of manners --
Benford's short fiction --
Conclusion --
Interview with Gregory Benford.
Series Title: Modern masters of science fiction
Responsibility: George Slusser.


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"As the first comprehensive study of Gregory Benford--and an excellent one--Slusser's book fills what has been a large gap in scholarship. This work is an elegant, fascinating, and much needed Read more...

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