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Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction (2011)

by Leigh Ronald Grossman (Editor)

Other authors: Ayana R. Abdallah (Contributor), Brian W. Aldiss (Contributor), Poul Anderson (Contributor), Catherine Asaro (Contributor), Isaac Asimov (Contributor)196 more, Karel Čapek (Contributor), Kage Baker (Contributor), Dennis H. Barbour (Contributor), Greg Bear (Contributor), Stephen Vincent Benét (Contributor), Gregory Benford (Contributor), Thomas F. Bertonneau (Contributor), Alfred Bester (Contributor), Kyle William Bishop (Contributor), Terry Bisson (Contributor), Richard Bleiler (Contributor), James Blish (Contributor), Laurel Bollinger (Contributor), Anthony Boucher (Contributor), Ben Bova (Contributor), Leigh Brackett (Contributor), Marion Zimmer Bradley (Contributor), Miles J. Breuer (Contributor), David Brin (Contributor), Mike Brotherton (Contributor), Fredric Brown (Contributor), John Brunner (Contributor), Algis Budrys (Contributor), Lois McMaster Bujold (Contributor), Edgar Rice Burroughs (Contributor), F. M. Busby (Contributor), Octavia E. Butler (Contributor), Samuel Butler (Contributor), Pat Cadigan (Contributor), John W. Campbell, Jr. (Contributor), Orson Scott Card (Contributor), C. J. Cherryh (Contributor), Ted Chiang (Contributor), Seo-Young Chu (Contributor), Arthur C. Clarke (Contributor), Hal Clement (Contributor), Samuel Gerald Collins (Contributor), Matthew Crom (Contributor), Lauren Cunningham (Contributor), Jack Dann (Contributor), Avram Davidson (Contributor), Hank Davis (Contributor), Jim Davis (Contributor), L. Sprague de Camp (Contributor), Tim Deforest (Contributor), Lester del Rey (Contributor), Samuel R. Delany (Contributor), Paul Di Filippo (Contributor), Philip K. Dick (Contributor), Gordon R. Dickson (Contributor), Thomas M. Disch (Contributor), Cory Doctorow (Contributor), Debra Doyle (Contributor), David Drake (Contributor), Tom Easton (Contributor), Harlan Ellison (Contributor), George Allan England (Contributor), Philip José Farmer (Contributor), Sibelan Forrester (Contributor), Alan Dean Foster (Contributor), Karen Joy Fowler (Contributor), Kathleen Fowler (Contributor), Carol Franko (Contributor), Sonja Fritzsche (Contributor), Gregory Frost (Contributor), Raymond Z. Gallun (Contributor), James Alan Gardner (Contributor), Mark Gellis (Contributor), Sheri Giglio (Contributor), Tom Godwin (Contributor), Lisa Goldstein (Contributor), Andrew M. Gordon (Contributor), Leigh Ronald Grossman (Contributor), Andrea Hairston (Contributor), Joe Haldeman (Contributor), Edmond Hamilton (Contributor), Clare Winger Harris (Contributor), Darren Harris-Fain (Contributor), Donald M. Hassler (Contributor), Robert A. Heinlein (Contributor), Karen Hellekson (Contributor), Zenna Henderson (Contributor), Frank Herbert (Contributor), Ericka Hoagland (Contributor), Burgsbee L. Hobbs (Contributor), Cathy Park Hong (Contributor), Nalo Hopkinson (Contributor), Robert E. Howard (Contributor), Nick Hubble (Contributor), Peter J. Ingrao (Contributor), C. W. Johnson (Contributor), James Patrick Kelly (Contributor), John Kessel (Contributor), Daniel M. Kimmel (Contributor), Damon Knight (Contributor), C. M. Kornbluth (Contributor), Mary Robinette Kowal (Contributor), Nancy Kress (Contributor), Zahra Jannessari Ladani (Contributor), R. A. Lafferty (Contributor), Keith Laumer (Contributor), D. H. Lawrence (Contributor), Ursula K. Le Guin (Contributor), Fritz Leiber (Contributor), Murray Leinster (Contributor), Jonathan Lethem (Contributor), H. P. Lovecraft (Contributor), Mina Loy (Contributor), James D. Macdonald (Contributor), Laurence Manning (Contributor), Richard Matheson (Contributor), Anne McCaffrey (Contributor), James F. McGrath (Contributor), Maureen McHugh (Contributor), Vonda N. McIntyre (Contributor), Christopher McKitterick (Contributor), Judith Merril (Contributor), Walter M. Miller, Jr. (Contributor), Steven Mollmann (Contributor), Elizabeth Moon (Contributor), C. L. Moore (Contributor), Ward Moore (Contributor), Monique R. Morgan (Contributor), James Morrow (Contributor), Pat Murphy (Contributor), Larry Niven (Contributor), Andre Norton (Contributor), Philip Francis Nowlan (Contributor), Katherine Pandora (Contributor), Edgar Pangborn (Contributor), Twila Yates Papay (Contributor), Wendy Gay Pearson (Contributor), H. Beam Piper (Contributor), Edgar Allan Poe (Contributor), Frederik Pohl (Contributor), Terry Pratchett (Contributor), Craig Raine (Contributor), Ruby Ramraj (Contributor), Jennifer A. Rea (Contributor), Kit Reed (Contributor), Paul D. Reid (Contributor), Mike Resnick (Contributor), Don Riggs (Contributor), Ellen M. Rigsby (Contributor), Keith Roberts (Contributor), Kim Stanley Robinson (Contributor), Spider Robinson (Contributor), Joanna Russ (Contributor), Eric Frank Russell (Contributor), Robert Sawyer (Contributor), Nat Schachner (Contributor), James H. Schmitz (Contributor), Darrell Schweitzer (Contributor), Robert Sheckley (Contributor), Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Contributor), Lucius Shepard (Contributor), Robert Silverberg (Contributor), Hildy Silverman (Contributor), Clifford D. Simak (Contributor), Amerdeep Singh (Contributor), Joan Slonczewski (Contributor), Clark Ashton Smith (Contributor), Cordwainer Smith (Contributor), Edward E. Smith (Contributor), S. P. 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Fiction. Science Fiction. HTML:

A survey of the last 100 years of science fiction, with representative stories and illuminating essays by the top writers, poets, and scholars, from Edgar Rice Burroughs and Samuel Butler to Robert A. Heinlein and and Jack Vance, from E.E. "Doc" Smith and Clifford D. Simak to Ted Chiang and Charles Stross and everyone in between. More than one million words of classic fiction and essays!


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  • Introduction / Leigh Ronald Grossman
  • Part 1: Early Science Fiction (-1926) / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Edgar Rice Burroughs / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • A Princess of Mars / Edgar Rice Burroughs
    • The Origins of Science Fiction / Jennifer A. Rea
    • Samuel Butler / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Erewhon (excerpt) / Samuel Butler
    • Karel Čapek / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • R. U. R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) / Karel Čapek
    • George Allan England / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Thing from—"Outside" / George Allan England
    • Hugo Gernsback and His Writers / Richard Bleiler
    • D. H. Lawrence / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Robot Poems [poem] / D. H. Lawrence
    • Mina Loy / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Lunar Baedeker [poem] / Mina Loy
    • Edgar Allan Poe / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Mellonta Tauta / Edgar Allan Poe
    • On the Baroque in Science Fiction / Thomas F. Bertonneau
    • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Last Man (excerpt) / Mary Shelley
    • Nineteenth-Century Science Fiction / Monique R. Morgan
    • Jean Toomer / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Her Lips Are Copper Wire [poem] / Jean Toomer
    • Jules Verne / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Off on a Comet! (excerpt) / Jules Verne
    • Science Fiction and Hidden Histories of Science / Katherine Pandora
    • H. G. Wells / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Time Machine / H. G. Wells
    • Dark Futures and Dystopias / Matthew Crom
    • Evgenii Zamyatin / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • We (excerpt) / Evgenii Zamyatin
    • Russian and East European Science Fiction / Sibelan Forrester
  • Part 2: The Field Takes Shape (1926-1936) / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Miles J. Breuer / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Gostak and the Doshes / Miles J. Breuer, M.D.
    • American Science Fiction Magazines / Hildy Silverman
    • John W. Campbell / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Who Goes There? / John W. Campbell, Jr.
    • John W. Campbell and His Writers / Zahra Jannessari Ladani
    • Clare Winger Harris / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Diabolical Drug / Clare Winger Harris
    • Robert E. Howard / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Almuric / Robert E. Howard
    • H. P. Lovecraft / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • At the Mountains of Madness / H. P. Lovecraft
    • Harbor Whistles [poem] / H. P. Lovecraft
    • The Lovecraft Circle / Dennis H. Barbour
    • Laurence Manning / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Man Who Awoke / Laurence Manning
    • Philip Francis Nowlan / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Armageddon—2419 A. D. / Philip Francis Nowlan
    • Science Fiction on Radio / Tim Deforest
    • Nat Schachner / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Pirates of the Gorm / Nat Schachner
    • Clark Ashton Smith / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Afterwards [poem] / Clark Ashton Smith
    • The Star-Treader [poem] / Clark Ashton Smith
    • E. E. 'Doc' Smith / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Skylark of Space (excerpt) / Edward E. Smith
    • Space Opera / David Steiling
    • Donald Wandrei / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Red Brain / Donald Wandrei
  • Part 3: The Golden Age (1937-1945) / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Isaac Asimov / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Nightfall / Isaac Asimov
    • The Martian Way / Isaac Asimov
    • Gender Images in Science Fiction / Twila Yates Papay and Paul D. Reid
    • Stephen Vincent Benet / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • By the Waters of Babylon / Stephen Vincent Benét
    • Nightmare for Future Reference [poem] / Stephen Vincent Benét
    • Fredric Brown / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Arena / Fredric Brown
    • L. Sprague de Camp / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • A Gun for Dinosaur / L. Sprague de Camp
    • Dinosaurs in Science Fiction / Tim Deforest
    • Lester del Rey / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Wings of Night / Lester del Rey
    • Lester and Judy-Lynn del Rey / Frederik Pohl
    • Raymond Z. Gallun / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Old Faithful / Raymond Z. Gallun
    • Edmond Hamilton / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Sargasso of Space / Edmond Hamilton
    • Robert A. Heinlein / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Green Hills of Earth / Robert A. Heinlein
    • C. L. Moore / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Shambleau / C. L. Moore
    • Andre Norton / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • All Cats Are Gray / Andre Norton
    • Young Adult Science Fiction / Carol Franko
    • Frederik Pohl / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Day Million / Frederik Pohl
    • Conventions and Fandom / Sheri Giglio
    • Clifford D. Simak / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Grotto of the Dancing Deer / Clifford D. Simak
    • Theodore Sturgeon / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Microcosmic God / Theodore Sturgeon
    • A.E. van Vogt / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Black Destroyer / A. E. van Vogt
    • Space Travel in Science Fiction / Steve Mollmann
    • Stanley G. Weinbaum / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • A Martian Odyssey / Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Jack Williamson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Metal Man / Jack Williamson
    • The Firefly Tree / Jack Williamson
  • Part 4: The Mass Market Era (1945-1960) / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Poul Anderson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Duel on Syrtis / Poul Anderson
    • Alfred Bester / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Fondly Fahrenheit / Alfred Bester
    • Cyborgs / Kyle William Bishop
    • James Blish / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Surface Tension / James Blish
    • Anthony Boucher / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Quest for Saint Aquin / Anthony Boucher
    • Science Fiction Book Reviewing / Tom Easton
    • Leigh Brackett / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Last Days of Shandakor / Leigh Brackett
    • Algis Budrys / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Stoker and the Stars / Algis Budrys
    • Science Fiction in Western Europe / Sonja Fritzsche
    • Arthur C. Clarke / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Sentinel / Arthur C. Clarke
    • Science Fiction Film: The Forbidden Genre / Daniel M. Kimmel
    • Hal Clement / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Uncommon Sense / Hal Clement
    • World Building / Donald M. Hassler
    • Avram Davidson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Or All the Seas with Oysters / Avram Davidson
    • Philip K. Dick / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Defenders / Philip K. Dick
    • Robots / Amerdeep Singh
    • Gordon R. Dickson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Soldier, Ask Not / Gordon R. Dickson
    • Philip Jose Farmer / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Riverworld / Philip José Farmer
    • Religion and Science Fiction / James F. McGrath
    • Tom Godwin / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Cold Equations / Tom Godwin
    • Zenna Henderson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Loo Ree / Zenna Henderson
    • "To Tell the Human Tale": The Science Fiction of Death, Dying, and Grief / Kathleen Fowler
    • Frank Herbert / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Rat Race / Frank Herbert
    • Damon Knight / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Country of the Kind / Damon Knight
    • C. M. Kornbluth / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Little Black Bag / C. M. Kornbluth
    • Fritz Leiber / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • A Bad Day for Sales / Fritz Leiber
    • Murray Leinster / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • First Contact / Murray Leinster
    • Aliens and Alien Worlds / Ericka Hoagland
    • Richard Matheson / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Born of Man and Woman / Richard Matheson
    • Judith Merril / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • That Only a Mother / Judith Merril
    • Walter M. Miller Jr. / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Death of a Spaceman / Walter M. Miller, Jr.
    • After the End: Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction / Irene Sywenky
    • Ward Moore / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Bring the Jubilee / Ward Moore
    • Alternate History / Andrew M. Gordon
    • Edgar Pangborn / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Golden Horn / Edgar Pangborn
    • H. Beam Piper / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Graveyard of Dreams / H. Beam Piper
    • Eric Frank Russell / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Allamagoosa / Eric Frank Russell
    • Science Fiction in the UK / Nick Hubble
    • James H. Schmitz / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Witches of Karres / James H. Schmitz
    • Robert Sheckley / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Prize of Peril / Robert Sheckley
    • Cordwainer Smith / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Game of Rat and Dragon / Cordwainer Smith
    • Jack Vance / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Sail 25 / Jack Vance
  • Part 5: The New Wave and Beyond (1960-1975) / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Brian W. Aldiss / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Man in His Time / Brian W. Aldiss
    • The New Wave / Darren Harris-Fain
    • Ben Bova / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Next Logical Step / Ben Bova
    • Marion Zimmer Bradley / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Door Through Space / Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • Donald A. Wollheim / Elizabeth R. Wollheim
    • John Brunner / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Good with Rice / John Brunner
    • F. M. Busby / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • If This Is Winnetka, You Must Be Judy / F. M. Busby
    • Octavia Butler / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Bloodchild / Octavia E. Butler
    • Black Women Writing Speculative Fiction / Ayana R. Abdallah
    • Jack Dann / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Going Under / Jack Dann
    • Samuel R. Delany / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Driftglass / Samuel R. Delany
    • Literary Criticism and Science Fiction / Donald M. Hassler
    • Tom Disch / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Demi-Urge / Thomas M. Disch
    • Harlan Ellison / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Jeffty Is Five / Harlan Ellison
    • Science Fiction on Television / Jim Davis
    • Joe Haldeman / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Hero / Joe Haldeman
    • Saul's Death [poem] / Joe Haldeman
    • Military Science Fiction / James D. Macdonald
    • R. A. Lafferty / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • Thus We Frustrate Charlemagne / R. A. Lafferty
    • Time Travel / Ellen M. Rigsby
    • Keith Laumer / Leigh Ronald Grossman
    • The Yillian Way / Keith Laumer
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