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Explorers of the infinite: shapers of science fiction

by Sam Moskowitz

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the ed. published by World Pub. Co., Cleveland.

    Statement[by] Sam Moskowitz.
    SeriesClassics of science fiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3448.S45 M65 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination353 p.
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421589M
    ISBN 100883551306, 0883551594
    LC Control Number73015068

    The history of Science Fiction, Science and Technology, Fantasy, and (to a lesser extent) Horror genres have been arbitrarily carved up into chunks of, at first, century-by-century web pages. Each such page gives key science fiction publications (and related scientific and mundane events) organized decade by decade. Robert Silverberg: Sorcerers of Majipoor; Rebecca Brand: The Ruby Tear; Jack McDevitt: Eternity Road; Steve Erickson: American Nomad; Sam Moskowitz: Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction(); Van Gelder N HUG, editing F&SF: Bova, Ben: Café Coup, The: ss: has nf books, The Craft of Writing Science Fiction That.

    Most recently updated: 27 March Minor Expansion: world demographics urbanized 8 Feb International Horror Guild, BSFA, and Arthur C. Clarke Short Lists for Best Novel of , in PRESENT DECADE; Major Expansion: 8 Nov-5 Dec obituaries, prizes, inventions (; ; ; ; ; . Moskowitz documents Gernsback’s achievements in his book Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction; he states Gernsback launched his next publication called Science Wonder Stories, first published in June of , and took his best illustrator and writers with him, namely David H. Keller and Stanton A. Coblentz.

    Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.   Explorers of the Infinite; Shapers of Science Fiction, The World Publishing Company, () , Jacket Design by Ellen Raskin He was an author, an editor of both magazines and anthologies, taught one of the first courses on SF and was a .


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Sam Moskowitz - tireless defender of his beloved Science Fiction - has written an indispensable guide to the early masters of the genre. This book is divided into 20 chapters, most of which are devoted to a single author and his works, including Jules /5.

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Explorers of the infinite: shapers of science fiction. Many a man is now alive who would never remember Amazing Stories, the great i-fi pulp mag of the Thirties, which author Moskowitz here apostrophizes as an American efflorescence of the scientific imagination. On a typical Amazing cover superbly rendered), huge metal bug-monsters stalked a metropolis, with green eyes that luridated heat rays to melt walls and send buildings.

MOSKOWITZ, Sam. EXPLORERS OF THE INFINITE: SHAPERS OF SCIENCE FICTION. NY: The World Publishing Company, []. Small 8vo., blue cloth stamped in silver in dust jacket.

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Octavo, pp. [] [16] [ "About the Author"] [note: text complete despite gap in pagination], cloth. First edition. A survey of early SF writers from Cyrano de Bergerac, Shelley and Poe to writers of the s.

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Note: Hyperion was the first publisher to publish a series of 'Classics of Science Fiction'. The series editor was Sam Moskowitz, who also provided introductions to many of the volumes. The first series, publishedhad 23 volumes; the second, publishedhad 19 volumes.

Science Fiction Criticism All Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction by. Sam Moskowitz. avg rating — 14 ratings. score: 96, and 1 person voted Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Robert M. Philmus. The Shape of Science Fiction: Through the Historical Looking Glass (J.O.

Bailey. Pilgrims Through Space and Time: Trends and Patterns in Scientific and Utopian Fiction; Roger Lancelyn Other Worlds: Space-Flight in Fiction from Lucian to Lewis; Sam ers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction).

Poe and Science Fiction (This page is under construction.) Poe's dabblings in the realm of science fiction are hardly recognizable as such today. There are no flying saucers, laser guns or time machines in Poe's writings.

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MOSKOWITZ, Sam. Signed by Author(s) 1st Edition. TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE. Two Volumes Find any book at the best price; By using the. Throughout his later years, although his controversial opinions were often disputed by others, he was recognized as a leading authority on the history of science fiction.

Works Nonfiction. The Immortal Storm: A History of Science Fiction Fandom () Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction (Cleveland: World Pub. Co, )Born: JNewark, NJ. Known to science fiction fandom as "SaM", Sam Moskowitz was a biographer and historian of the science fiction field.

His book, Explorers of the Infinite, Shapers of Science Fiction, is a collection of these biographies, such as this one on A. Merritt. My copy of the bio, scanned here, is from Satellite Science Fiction, April Moskowitz died in University of British Columbia Andrew Busza TWO CONTRASTING STUDIES OF SCIENCE FICTION: A REVIEW Sam Moskowitz, Explorers of the Infinite: Shapers of Science Fiction.

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