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American Science Fiction: Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s

Contains American Science Fiction Four Classic Novels 1953 1956 Frederik Pohl C M Kornbluth The Space Merchants Theodore Sturgeon More Than Human Leigh Brackett The Long Tomorrow Richard Matheson The Shrinking Man 978 1 59853 158 9American Science Fiction Five Classic Novels 1956 1958 Robert Heinlein Double Star Alfred Bester The Stars My Destination Contains American Science Fiction Four Classic Novels 1953 1956 Frederik Pohl C M Kornbluth The Space Merchants Theodore Sturgeon More Than Human Leigh Brackett The Long Tomorrow Richard Matheson The Shrinking Man 978 1 59853 158 9American Science Fiction Five Classic Novels 1956 1958 Robert Heinlein Double Star Alfred Bester The Stars My Destination James Blish A Case of Conscience Algis Budrys Who Fritz Leiber The Big Time 978 159853 159 6Following its acclaimed three volume edition of the novels of science fiction master Philip K Dick, The Library of America now presents a two volume anthology of nine groundbreaking works from the golden age of the modern science fiction novel Long unnoticed or dismissed by the literary establishment, these outsider novels have gradually been recognized as American classics Here are genre defining works by such masters as Robert Heinlein, Richard Matheson, James Blish, and Alfred Bester The themes range from time travel Fritz Leiber s The Big Time to post apocalyptic survival Leigh Brackett s The Long Tomorrow , from the prospect of a future dominated by multinational advertising agencies Pohl and Kornbluth s The Space Merchants to the very nature of human identity in a technological age Theodore Sturgeon s More Than Human and Algis Budrys s Who The range of styles is equally diverse, by turns satiric, adventurous, incisive, and hauntingly lyrical Grappling in fresh ways with a world in rapid transformation, these visionary novels opened new imaginative territory in American writing

Title : American Science Fiction: Nine Classic Novels of the 1950s
Author :  Gary K. Wolfe
Language : English
Isbn : 1598531573
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 1750 pages

Rating: 4.8

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