The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective

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Harlan Ellison is probably best known as a script writer for sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV series such as the original Outer Limits, The Hunger, Logan's Run, and Babylon Five. But his range is much broader than that, encompassing stories, novels, essays, reviews, reminiscences, plays, even fake autobiographies. Essential Ellison includes contains 74 unabridged works, including such classics as "A Boy and His Dog," "Xenogenesis," and "Mefisto in Onyx." Includes black-and-white...
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Overview

Harlan Ellison is probably best known as a script writer for sci-fi and fantasy movies and TV series such as the original Outer Limits, The Hunger, Logan's Run, and Babylon Five. But his range is much broader than that, encompassing stories, novels, essays, reviews, reminiscences, plays, even fake autobiographies. Essential Ellison includes contains 74 unabridged works, including such classics as "A Boy and His Dog," "Xenogenesis," and "Mefisto in Onyx." Includes black-and-white photos.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781883398460
  • Publisher: Morpheus International
  • Publication date: 12/10/2000
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sublime Rebel 1
Lagniappe 5
I Beginnings 9
The Sword of Parmagon [1949] 15
The Gloconda [1949] 21
The Wilder One [1955] 27
The Saga of Machine Gun Joe [1955] 29
Introduction to Glowworm [1976] 31
Glowworm [1956] 35
Life Hutch [1956] 47
S.R.O [1957] 59
II Worlds of Terror 69
Lonelyache [1964] 73
Punky and the Yale Men [1966] 89
A Prayer for No One's Enemy [1966] 113
Pulling Hard Time [1995] 131
III Worlds of Love 135
In Lonely Lands [1959] 139
The Time of the Eye [1959] 145
Grail [1981] 153
IV That New Old-Time Religion 173
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream [1967] 177
Corpse [1972] 191
The Whimper of Whipped Dogs [1973] 199
V A Stab of Merriment 215
The Voice in the Garden [1967] 219
Erotophobia [1971] 221
Mom [1976] 227
Ecowareness [1974] 239
The Outpost Undiscovered by Tourists [1981] 241
Dept. of "What Was the Question?" Dept. [1974] 245
Dept. of "Trivial Pursuit" Dept. [1972-1986] 247
Prince Myshkin, and Hold the Relish [1982] 251
VI Trouble with Women 257
The Very Last Day of a Good Woman [1958] 261
Valerie: A True Memoir [1972] 269
The Other Eye of Polyphemus [1977] 283
All the Birds Come Home to Roost [1979] 291
VII To the Mattresses with Mean Demons 301
The Tombs: An Excerpt from Memos from Purgatory [1961] 307
"Our Little Miss" [1970] 347
A Love Song for Jerry Falwell [1984] 355
Telltale Tics and Tremors [1977] 361
True Love: Groping for the Holy Grail [1978] 371
Adrift Just Off the Islets of Langerhans: Latitude 38[degrees] 54[minutes] N, Longitude 77[degrees] 00[minutes] 13[seconds] W [1974] 391
The Function of Dream Sleep [1988] 419
VIII Rococo Technology 441
The Sky is Burning [1958] 447
The Prowler in the City at the Edge of the World [1967] 455
Along the Scenic Route [1969] 473
The Song the Zombie Sang [1970] 483
Knox [1974] 495
With Virgil Oddum at the East Pole [1984] 509
IX Heart's Blood 525
From Alabamy, with Hate [1965] 531
My Father [1972] 543
My Mother [1976] 549
Tired Old Man [1975] 557
Gopher in the Gilly [1982] 567
Strange Wine [1976] 573
X Nights & Days in Good Old Hollyweird 579
The Resurgence of Miss Ankle-Strap Wedgie [1968] 585
Flintlock: An Unproduced Teleplay [1972] 655
The Man on the Mushroom [1974] 735
Somehow, I Don't Think We're Kansas, Toto [1974] 739
Face-Down in Gloria Swanson's Swimming Pool [1978] 755
XI Petards & Hangings 759
Soldier [1957] 763
The Night of Delicate Terrors [1961] 781
Shattered Like a Glass Goblin [1968] 789
At the Mouse Circus [1971] 797
XII Shadows from the Past 805
Free With This Box! [1958] 809
Final Shtick [1960] 817
One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty [1970] 827
Jeffty Is Five [1977] 841
XIII Contracts on the Soul 859
Daniel White for the Greater Good [1961] 863
Neither Your Jenny Nor Mine [1964] 873
Alive and Well and on a Friendless Voyage [1977] 907
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