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Science fiction : a historical anthology

Author: Eric S Rabkin
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Series: Galaxy book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Science fiction stories dealing with the effects of technology on civilization include authors ranging from Jonathan Swift and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Isaac Asimov and Harlan Ellison.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Science fiction.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983
(OCoLC)557965648
Named Person: Anthologie
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Rabkin
ISBN: 0195032713 9780195032710 0195032721 9780195032727
OCLC Number: 8763602
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 529 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Emergence of modern science : From Other worlds (1657) / Cyrano de Bergerac --
From Gulliver's travels (1726) / Jonathan Swift --
Micromegas (1752) / Francois Marie Arouet (Voltaire) --
Nineteenth century : The sand-man (1816) / E.T.A. Hoffmann --
From Frankenstein, or the modern Prometheus (1818) / Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley --
A Descent into the maelstrom (1841) / Edgar Allan Poe --
Facts in the case of M. Valdemar (1845) / Edgar Allan Poe --
Rappaccini's daughter (1844) / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
From Looking backward "2000-1887" (1888) / Edward Bellamy --
A curious fragment (1908) / Jack London --
Twentieth century : Star (1899) / H.G. Wells --
From Ralph 124C 41+ (1911) / Hugo Gernsback --
Last poet and the robots (1934) / Abraham Merritt --
Twilight (1934) / John W. Campbell --
From Star Maker (1937) / Olaf Stapledon --
Golden years (1940-1965) : Reason (1941) / Isaac Asimov --
Desertion (1944) / Clifford D. Simak --
The City (1950) / Ray Bradbury --
The third level (1952) / Jack Finney --
Star (1955) / Arthur C. Clarke --
Flowers for Algernon (1959) / Daniel Keys --
All you zombies (1960) / Robert A. Heinlein --
Earth Eighteen (1966) / Frederick Pohl --
For a breath I tarry (1966) / Roger Zelazny --
I have no mouth and I must scream (1967) / Harlan Ellison --
Can you feel anything when I do this? (1969) / Robert Sheckley --
Vaster than empires and more slow (1971) / Ursula K. Le Guin.
Series Title: Galaxy book.
Responsibility: edited and with commentary by Eric S. Rabkin.
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Science fiction stories dealing with the effects of technology on civilization include authors ranging from Jonathan Swift and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Isaac Asimov and Harlan Ellison.

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