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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
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In this study, George Slusser explores the extraordinary, seemingly inexhaustible display of creative energy in Gregory Benford's life and work.
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Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
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Gregory Benford.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013023554
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: 9780252096037 0252096037 1306296854 9781306296854
OCLC Number: 868266278
Description: 1 online resource.
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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