Free Book Search Free eBooks of the Day   Today's cartoons
Recommended books  Best books of the 20's  Adventurous Books  Books about Money  Children's Books  Computer Science  
Crime & Mystery  Epic Fantasy  Horror  Humor  Philosophical Literature  Poetry  
Political Science Nonfiction  Romance  Science (Non-Fiction)  Science Fiction  Sociology  Woman  

Science Fiction: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology
Patricia S. Warrick
Collection of 26 chronologically-arranged stories by 25 authors (H. G. Wells is represented twice) that illustrate the historical development of the genre from Nathaniel Hawthorne into the 1980s. All three of the editors are academics, and each story is followed by commentary from another academic critic; the sponsoring organization is dedicated to the study of science fiction, and the collection is intended as a college textbook.

(1) Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Birthmark"
(2) H. G. Wells, "The Star"
(3) H. G. Wells, "The Country of the Blind"
(4) E. M. Forster, "The Machine Stops"
(5) Stanley G. Weinbaum, "A Martian Odyssey"
(6) John W. Campbell, Jr., "Who Goes There?"
(7) Isaac Asimov, "Nightfall"
(8) C. L. Moore, "No Woman Born"
(9) Theodore Sturgeon, "Thunder and Roses"
(10) Henry Kuttner, "Private Eye"
(11) Ray Bradbury, "There Will Come Soft Rains"
(12) Arthur C. Clarke, "The Sentinel"
(13) James Blish, "Common Time"
(14) Cordwainer Smith, "The Game of Rat and Dragon"
(15) Alfred Bester, "The Men Who Murdered Mohammed"
(16) Daniel Keyes, "Flowers for Algernon"
(17) Roger Zelazny, "A Rose for Ecclesiastes"
(18) Samuel R. Delany, "Driftglass"
(19) Philip K. Dick, "Faith of Our Father"
(20) Harlan Ellison, "I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream"
(21) Ursula K. Le Guin, "Nine Lives"
(22) Joanna Russ, "When It Changed"
(23) Vonda N. McIntyre, "Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand"
(24) James Tiptree, Jr., "Houston, Houston, Do You Read?"
(25) John Varley, "Options"
(26) Octavia E. Butler, "Bloodchild."
Search  Find at Amazon

2024, Free Book Search