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Genesis: An Epic Poem of the Terraforming of Mars
     

Genesis: An Epic Poem of the Terraforming of Mars

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by Frederick Turner
 

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Originally published in 1988, Genesis was the first major work of fiction that addressed the idea of terraforming Mars. It not only suggested the idea, but provided a feasible solution for doing so. During its initial publication, Genesis was on the list of recommended reading at NASA, and has since gone on to enjoy cult status. Its acknowledged list of admirers

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Originally published in 1988, Genesis was the first major work of fiction that addressed the idea of terraforming Mars. It not only suggested the idea, but provided a feasible solution for doing so. During its initial publication, Genesis was on the list of recommended reading at NASA, and has since gone on to enjoy cult status. Its acknowledged list of admirers includes such literary luminaries as Brian Aldiss, Amy Clampitt, Arthur C. Clarke, Thomas M. Disch, Kim Stanley Robinson, and Pulitzer Prize winning poet, James Merrill. It is with great pride that Ilium Press brings this influential and prescient work back into print.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780983300229
Publisher:
The Ilium Press
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
402
Sales rank:
1,372,999
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.89(d)

Meet the Author

Frederick Turner is an Oxford graduate and is Founders Professor of Arts and Humanities at the University of Texas at Dallas. He is a former editor of The Kenyon Review. He is also the author of ten books of poetry, a novel, and numerous books on literature, philosophy, and classicism, including the controversial The Culture of Hope: A New Birth of the Classical Spirit. Mr. Turner is also the author of The New World, another epic poem published by Ilium Press.

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