John W. Campbell, Jr.: Science Fiction Genius

John W. Campbell, Jr.: Science Fiction Genius

by William R. Burkett, Jr.

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As editor of Astounding Science Fiction and Analog, John Campbell shaped the direction of science fiction – ushering in its Golden Age. Overseeing a stable of writers that included Heinlein, Clark, and Asimov, he helped the genre gain status as serious literature. However, Campbell was a writer too, and here we have collected some of his early work. Along with a half-dozen short stories and novelettes, we have included an introduction and story-by-story commentary by one of Campbell’s great writers, William R. Burkett, Jr.

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BN ID: 2940015976809
Publisher: Absolutely Amazing Ebooks.com
Publication date: 01/30/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 514 KB

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As editor of Astounding Science Fiction and Analog, John Campbell shaped the direction of science fiction – ushering in its Golden Age. Overseeing a stable of writers that included Heinlein, Clark, and Asimov, he helped the genre gain status as serious literature. However, Campbell was a writer too, and here we have collected some of his early work. Along with a half-dozen short stories and novelettes, we have included an introduction and story-by-story commentary by one of Campbell’s great writers, William R. Burkett, Jr.

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