The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction

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The Wesleyan Anthology of Science Fiction features over a 150 years' worth of the best science fiction ever collected in a single volume. The fifty-two stories and critical introductions are organized chronologically as well as thematically for classroom use. Filled with luminous ideas, otherworldly adventures, and startling futuristic speculations, these stories will appeal to all readers as they chart the emergence and evolution of science fiction as a modern literary genre. They also provide a fascinating look at how our Western technoculture has imaginatively expressed its hopes and fears from the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century to the digital age of today. A free online teacher's guide at accompanies the anthology and offers access to a host of pedagogical aids for using this book in an academic setting.

The stories in this anthology have been selected and introduced by the editors of Science Fiction Studies, the world's most respected journal for the critical study of science fiction.
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780819569554
Branch Call Number: 808.30876 WESLEYAN
Characteristics: xviii, 767 p. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Evans, Arthur B.


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" ' H. G. Wells, Pamela Zoline, Frank Herbert, Kate Wilhelm, Ted Chiang, John Varley, Rober Sheckley, Gene Wolfe, Fritz Leiber, J.G. Ballard, Alfred Bester, Jules Verne, Edmond Hamilton, Fred Pohl, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Harlan Ellison, Judith Merril, Bruce Sterling....' "

Nov 18, 2016

Best collection of science fiction I have ever read.

Apr 10, 2016

Great book! Best sci-fi stories ever. I hope that all fans of science fiction have read this book, highly recommended


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