TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN SCIENCE-FICTION WRITERS .
Large octavo, two volumes: pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xi [xii] xiii [xiv] xv [xvi] [1-2] 3-306 [307-312: blank]; [i-iv] v-ix [x] [1-2] 3-346 [347-350: blank], double columns, numerous illustrations and facsimiles, cloth. First edition. Issued as Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume Eight. Bio-critical studies of ninety authors who began writing after 1900 and before 1970. Each essay provides biographical data together with a synthesis of the critical response to the author's major works followed by a checklist of the subject author's books (including work in other genres unless headed "selected books"), a selected list of shorter fiction, edited books, and other primary material such as screenplays and translations, selected list of secondary literature, and location of significant public collections of an author's papers where relevant. The last 110 pages of volume two comprise six appendixes containing thematic essays, chronology, bibliographical checklists, and other material. Anatomy of Wonder (1995) 7-24. Burgess, Reference Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror 44. A fine set without dust jackets as issued. (#20911). N° de réf. du libraire 20911
Titre : TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN SCIENCE-FICTION ...
Éditeur : Gale Research Company, Detroit, Michigan
Date d'édition : 1981
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
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