The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective (Revised and Expanded)

The Essential Ellison: A 50 Year Retrospective (Revised and Expanded)

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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. The Essential Ellison, a special limited edition personally signed and numbered by Ellison, contains 74 unabridged works, including such classics as "A Boy and His Dog," "Xenogenesis," and "Mefisto in Onyx."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781883398606
Publisher: Morpheus International
Publication date: 03/10/2005
Series: Ellison, Harlan
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 1249
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Harlan Ellison (1934-2018) has been called "one of the great living American short story writers" by the Washington Post. Known for his Nebula Award-winning novella "A Boy and His Dog" as well as "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" and many other acclaimed stories. As a screenwriter, Ellison also wrote popular television episodes such as "The City on the Edge of Forever" for Star Trek and "Demon with a Glass Hand" for the Outer Limits.

Date of Birth:

May 27, 1934

Date of Death:

June 28, 2018

Place of Birth:

Cleveland, OH

Place of Death:

Los Angeles, CA

Table of Contents

Introduction: Sublime Rebel1
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
IIWorlds of Terror69
Lonelyache [1964]73
Punky and the Yale Men [1966]89
A Prayer for No One's Enemy [1966]113
Pulling Hard Time [1995]131
IIIWorlds of Love135
In Lonely Lands [1959]139
The Time of the Eye [1959]145
Grail [1981]153
IVThat New Old-Time Religion173
I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream [1967]177
Corpse [1972]191
The Whimper of Whipped Dogs [1973]199
VA Stab of Merriment215
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
VITrouble with Women257
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
VIITo the Mattresses with Mean Demons301
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[degree] 54'N, Longitude 77[degree] 00' 13"W [1974]391
The Function of Dream Sleep [1988]419
VIIIRococo Technology441
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] (with Robert Silverberg)483
Knox [1974]495
With Virgil Oddum at the East Pole [1984]509
IXHeart's Blood525
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
XNights & Days in Good Old Hollyweird579
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 in Kansas, Toto [1974]739
Face-Down in Gloria Swanson's Swimming Pool [1978]755
XIPetards & Hangings759
Soldier [1957]763
The Night of Delicate Terrors [1961]781
Shattered Like a Glass Goblin [1968]789
At the Mouse Circus [1971]797
XIIShadows from the Past805
Free With This Box! [1958]809
Final Shtick [1960]817
One Life, Furnished in Early Poverty [1970]827
Jeffty Is Five [1977]841
XIIIContracts on the Soul859
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
XIVThe Classics917
"Repent, Harlequin!" Said the Ticktockman [1965]923
Pretty Maggie Moneyeyes [1967]933
A Boy and His Dog [1969]951
The Deathbird [1973]985
Paladin of the Lost Hour [1985]1011
Soft Monkey [1987]1031
Mefisto in Onyx [1993]1043
Where I Shall Dwell in the Next World [1992]1089
The Museum on Cyclops Avenue [1995]1099
Objects of Desire in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear [1999]1109
Man on Spikes [1998][2000]1119
Introduction to "Tired Old Man" [1999]1127
The Man Who Rowed Christopher Columbus Ashore [1991]1131
XVIDark Liberation1145
The Thick Red Moment [1982]1151
The Man Who Was Heavily into Revenge [1978]1169
Driving in the Spikes [1983]1181
An Edge in My Voice, Installment 55, [1982]1191
The Streets, Installment 1, [1990]1195
Xenogenesis [1990]1199

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