ISBN-10:
0451615786
ISBN-13:
9780451615787
Pub. Date:
09/20/1977
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Road to Science Fiction 1

Road to Science Fiction 1

by James Gunn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780451615787
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/20/1977
Series: Road to Science Fiction Series , #1
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introductionvii
The First Voyage to the Moon1
From A True Story3
Strange Creatures and Far Traveling13
From The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville16
The Good Place That Is No Place22
From Utopia25
The New Science and the Old Religion31
From The City of the Sun33
Experience, Experiment, and the Battle for Men's Minds42
From The New Atlantis44
A New Look at the Heavens and Another Trip to the Moon63
Somnium, or Lunar Astronomy65
Commuting to the Moon79
From A Voyage to the Moon81
The Age of Reason and the Voice of Dissent87
From "A Voyage to Laputa"90
Imaginary Voyages in the Other Direction119
From The Journey to the World Underground122
Vistors from Space128
From Micromegas130
Science and Literature: When Worlds Collide146
From Frankenstein149
Science as Symbol159
Rappaccini's Daughter162
Anticipations of the Future186
Mellonta Tauta189
Expanding the Vision201
The Diamond Lens203
The Indispensable Frenchman224
From Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea227
From Around the Moon245
Lost Civilizations and Ancient Knowledge256
From She259
The New Frontier276
From Looking Backward279
New Magazines, New Readers, New Writers304
The Damned Thing307
A Flying Start315
With the Night Mail318
The Father of Modern Science Fiction336
The Star339
About the Editor349

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