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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

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Published by Cathay Books .
Written in English


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FormatHardcover
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Open LibraryOL8308688M
ISBN 100861781864
ISBN 109780861781867

Ace Books is an American specialty publisher of science fiction and fantasy books. The company was founded in New York City in by Aaron A. Wyn and began as a genre publisher of mysteries and charlesrosier.com soon branched out into other genres, publishing its first science fiction (SF) title in Founder: A. A. Wyn. Science fiction, whose roots go back to ancient times, is related to fantasy, horror, and superhero fiction, and contains many subgenres. However its exact definition has long been disputed among authors, critics, and scholars.

The term "science fiction" came into general use in the s, an early appearance being in Hugo Gernsback's editorial to #1 of Wonder Stories (June ). Long before, however, several writers (see Edgar Fawcett; Edgar Allan Poe; William Wilson) had made attempts to define species of literary production similar to sf, and other early speculative writers had their own manifestos. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! The Visual Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an illustrated collection of bibliographic essays on the history and subject matter of science fiction. It was edited by Brian Ash and published in by Pan Books in the UK and Harmony/Crown Books in the US.4/5.


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Jul 26,  · The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Paperback – November 1, by John Clute (Author), Peter Nicholls (Author)/5(20). Mar 06,  · Rather than an encyclopedia, it is a series of essays by a group of insufferably condescending pseudo-intellectuals about how crucially important (in their view) science fiction in all its aspects has been, and is, to literature/film and civilization in charlesrosier.coms: 5.

Jul 26,  · The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [John Clute, Peter Nicholls] on charlesrosier.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gathers information about science fiction history, publishers, authors, motion pictures, novels, concepts, and themes/5(20). Mar 06,  · If your idea is to have a reference book this isn't it.

Rather than an encyclopedia, it is a series of essays by a group of insufferably condescending pseudo-intellectuals about how crucially important (in their view) science fiction in all its aspects has been, and is, /5(6).

Mar 06,  · Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [Robert Holdstock (editor), Isaac Asimov] on charlesrosier.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A superb, profusely illustrated reference charlesrosier.com by: Holdstock's writing was first published in His science fiction and fantasy works explore philosophical, psychological, anthropological, spiritual, and woodland themes.

He has received three BSFA awards and won the World Fantasy Award in the category of Best Novel in /5. Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. The new Literary Movements series examines the most influential literary movements in history.

Pulling together the people, events, and works that defined each individual movement, these A-to-Z references create a clear, vivid picture of the way literature was formed within these genres or time periods/5.

Clute, coauthor of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Science Fiction [RBB N 1 93], has compiled a beautifully illustrated work on the same subject.

Not alphabetically arranged, the book is divided into chapters that cover themes in science fiction, history, magazines, major authors, classic titles, graphic works, film, and charlesrosier.com by: Aug 19,  · The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(12).

Aug 11,  · Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, The The present encyclopedia was first conceived by Peter Nicholls in the mids and was published as The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction: An Illustrated A to Z ( ; vt The Science Fiction Encyclopedia ).

We’ve reached a couple of milestones recently. The SFE gallery of book covers now has more than 10, images: this one seemed appropriate for the 10,th. Our series of slideshows of thematically linked covers has continued to grow, and Darren Nash of Continue reading → The Gallery. Jan 01,  · When the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction was published init was immediately hailed as a classic work of reference.

Frank Herbert described it as 'the most valuable science fiction source book ever written' and Isaac Asimov said 'It /5. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. When the first edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction was published init was immediately hailed as a classic work of reference.

Frank Herbert described it as 'the most valuable science fiction source book ever written' and Isaac Asimov said 'It will become the Bible for all science fiction fans.'/5(2).

The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (SFE) is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in In Octoberthe third edition was made available for free online.

In Octoberthe third edition was made available for free charlesrosier.comher: Granada,St. Martin's Press. Medieval Science Fiction. Carl Kears and James Paz. KCLMS, The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction. Edward James and Farah Mendlesohn. Cambridge University Press, A Companion to Science Fiction.

David Seed. Blackwell, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. John Clute and Peter Nicholls. Second ed. Orbit, This massively comprehensive work of science fiction and fantasy bibliography is already a library standard.

It consists of an alphabetical listing of hundreds of authors, anthologists, editors, artists, etc., with biographical sketches where available, and compilations of their science fiction and fantasy works/5. Science Fiction: The Illustrated Encyclopedia is a lovely coffee table book about the history of the genre, although Clute’s mild hypocrisy might rub some readers the wrong way.

Still, it’s lovely and downright charming in its datedness—imagine a world where /5. But its coverage of so many related topics makes The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction a recommended purchase for medium-sized to large public and academic libraries.

High schools will want to consider it, too. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Customer reviews. out of 5 stars. out of 5 /5(7). CJ Henderson is the creator of both the Jack Hagee hardboiled PI series and the Teddy London supernatural detective series.

He is also the author of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction Movies, several score novels, plus hundreds of short stories and thousands of non-fiction pieces/5.

New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at charlesrosier.com - New Encyclopedia of Science Fiction - AbeBooks charlesrosier.com Passion for books. The Encyclopedia was published in a format that matches the second edition of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

It is slightly smaller in terms of content, containing 1, alphabetical pages, over 4, entries and approximately one million words, the bulk of Author: John Clute, John Grant.This is the SFBC book club edition of Robert Holdstock's massively illustrated, then-definitive Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

The hardcover book is near fine, marred only by a light bump at heel of spine. Binding is sound and square, with no reading crease in spine. Boards are sharp cornered, unmarked, unfaded and unworn.Welcome to the Third Edition of the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls (emeritus) and Graham Sleight (managing).

Our aim is to provide a comprehensive, scholarly, and critical guide to science fiction in all its forms. All entries are free online.