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The world of science fiction, 1926-1976 : the history of a subculture / by Lester del Rey.


New York : Garland Pub., [1980] .
ISBN 0824014464, 9780824014469

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Subjects Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, American.
Science-Fiction.
Science-fiction américaine -- Histoire et critique.
Series Garland library of science fiction.
Description xiii, 416 pages ; 28 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-392) and index.
Contents What science fiction is -- The beginnings of science fiction -- The rise of the pulps -- The third source -- The magazines of Hugo Gernsback -- The dawn of Astounding -- The crucial years -- The active fan -- The shaping of the future -- Campbell's Astounding -- The war and the bomb -- A proliferation of magazines -- Science fiction in books -- The growth of fandom -- Reshaping the future -- The quest for magic -- The big boom -- And the collapse -- The magazine business -- Wider horizons -- FIAWOL or FIJAGH? -- Watershed -- The survivors -- The torch passes -- Rebellion : the new wave and art -- Enter : academe -- The big con game -- The fifth age (1974- ) -- Fantasy -- Buck Rogers and Mr. Spock -- Glossary -- Themes and variations -- Utopias and dystopias -- But what good is it? -- Mene, mene, tekel ... -- After Star wars.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5500269
(OCoLC)ocm05500269
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WorldCat Identities Del Rey, Lester, 1915-1993.
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