Great Authors of Science Fiction & Fantasy
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1 online resource (182 pages).
Series
Essential Authors for Children & Teens
Essential authors for children & teens.
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Contents
Cover Page; Halftitle Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; Douglas Adams; Brian Aldiss; Lloyd Alexander; Poul Anderson; Isaac Asimov; J.G. Ballard; Alfred Bester; James Blish; Ben Bova; Ray Bradbury; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Terry Brooks; John Brunner; Lois McMaster Bujold; Anthony Burgess; Edgar Rice Burroughs; Octavia E. Butler; John W. Campbell; Orson Scott Card; Arthur C. Clarke; Susan Cooper; Samuel R. Delany; Philip K. Dick; Thomas Michael Disch; Harlan Ellison; Philip José Farmer; Raymond E. Feist; Neil Gaiman; William Gibson; Joe Haldeman; Harry Harrison.
Robert A. HeinleinFrank Herbert; Robert E. Howard; Damon Francis Knight; C.M. Kornbluth; Nancy Kress; Ursula K. Le Guin; Fritz Leiber; Stanisław Lem; Madeleine L'Engle; C.S. Lewis; H.P. Lovecraft; George R.R. Martin; Anne McCaffrey; Walter M. Miller; Larry Niven; Frederik Pohl; Terry Pratchett; Philip Pullman; J.K. Rowling; Joanna Russ; Clifford D. Simak; E.E. Smith; Olaf Stapledon; Bruce Sterling; Mary Stewart; Theodore Sturgeon; J.R.R Tolkien; Jack Vance; A.E. van Vogt; Jules Verne; H.G. Wells; T.H. White; Jack Williamson; Roger Zelazny; Paul Zindel; Glossary; For More Information.
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For Further ReadingIndex.
Summary
Fantastical realms, enchanted creatures, and imaginative technologies are but a few of the many elements that draw readers to the science fiction and fantasy genres of literature. Great science fiction and fantasy authors are skilled at blending the unfamiliar with the familiar, making their imaginative tales both grounded and, in some cases, prescient. Writers such as Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, J.K. Rowling, and J.R.R. Tolkien, to name a few, explore themes ranging from conformity and government control to the dual burden and blessing of advanced technology, challenging readers to reima.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Print version: Great Authors of Science Fiction & Fantasy. Chicago : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2014 9781622750900
ISBN
9781622750917 (electronic book)
Music No.
MWT11663612
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