Road to science fiction

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Scarecrow Press , Lanham, Maryland
Science fiction, American., Science fiction, Eng
Statementedited by James Gunn.
ContributionsGunn, James E., 1923-
The Physical Object
Paginationv. ;
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Open LibraryOL16052940M

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James Gun collected this and his annotations for use in a college class on science fiction he taught. The selections of /5(9). Mar 24,  · The Road to Science Fiction is a six-volume anthology of science fiction that covers the development of science fiction from its earliest prototypes in the Sumerian Gilgamesh and the Greek epics to approximately Created originally to provide anthologies for use in classes, these volumes have become mass-market sellers as well, since they are not only a source of outstanding stories but /5(7).

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Composed as a textbook set to teach the evolution of science fiction literature, the series is now available as mass market publications.

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