Harlan Ellison: The Edge of Forever

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814250891
  • Publisher: Ohio State University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/2001
  • Pages: 276
  • Sales rank: 1,303,774
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 8.62 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Golden Cage 1
1 An Estimated Life 21
2 Breaking into the Ghetto: Ellison and the Fiction Markets of the 1950s 51
3 Sketches of the Damned: JD and Rock Fiction 68
4 Rogue/Knight: Adventures in the Skin Trade 88
5 Consumed by Shadows: Ellison and Hollywood 105
6 The Annihilation Of Time: Science Fiction 129
7 Myths of Transformation: Deathbird Stories 156
8 Myths of Identity I: Profession and Heritage 179
9 Myths of Identity II: The Persistence of the Past 199
10 The Self on Trial: Fragmentation and Magic Realism 229
Envoi: Ellisoniad 253
App Stories and Screenplays by Harlan Ellison Discussed in the Text, and Major Collections in Which They Appear 255
Notes 259
Works Consulted 261
Index 268
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