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Clareson, Thomas D.

Overview
Works: 60 works in 223 publications in 2 languages and 9,660 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Bibliography  Periodicals  History  Stories, plots, etc  Science fiction  Instructional films 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PN3448.S45, 808.8387605
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Thomas D Clareson
Many futures, many worlds : theme and form in science fiction( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 1,053 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices for the future : essays on major science fiction writers( Book )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,002 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on major science fiction writers
SF: the other side of realism : essays on modern fantasy and science fiction by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

15 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding contemporary American science fiction : the formative period (1926-1970) by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses writers such as Poul Anderson, Brian W. Aldiss, Isaac Asimov, J.G. Ballard, Alfred Bester, James Blish, Anthony Boucher, Ray Bradbury, Algis Budrys, Edgar Rice Burroughs, John W. Campbell, Arthur C. Clarke, Hal Clement, Samuel R. Delany, Lester del Rey, Philip K. Dick, Gordon R. Dickson, Thomas Disch, Harlan Ellison, Philip Jose Farmer, Randall Garrett, Robert A. Heinlein, Zenna Henderson, Frank Herbert, Damon Knight, Cyril Kornbluth, Ursula K. Le Guin, Murray Leinster, Anne McCaffrey, Judith Merril, A. Merritt, Walter M. Miller Jr., Michael Moorcock, Andre Norton, Alexei Panshin, H. Beam Piper, Frederik Pohl, Joanna Russ, Robert Silverberg, Clifford D. Simak, Cordwainer Smith, E.E. "Doc" Smith, Norman Spinrad, Theodore Sturgeon, Jack Vance, A.E. van Vogt, Kurt Vonnegut, Donald Wollheim, RogerZelazny, Jack Williamson, and others
Science fiction criticism; an annotated checklist by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

25 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expansion of the list published in "Extrapolation" between May 1970 and May 1971, this book contains approximately 800 entries of science fiction criticism. Divided into special categories, all items are annotated and explicitly discuss science fiction. The nine categories of science fiction criticism are Literary Studies; Book Reviews; the Visual Arts; Futorology, Utopia, and Dystopia; Classroom and Library; Publishing; Specialist Bibliographies; Checklists, and Indices; and The Contemporary Scene. (Rs)
Victorian essays: a symposium by Warren D Anderson( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Silverberg by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction in America, 1870s-1930s : an annotated bibliography of primary sources by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

8 editions published in 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some kind of paradise : the emergence of American science fiction by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spectrum of worlds by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederik Pohl by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and society: midcentury readings by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heritage of Heinlein : a critical reading of the fiction by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Many believe that Robert A. Heinlein was the most important American science fiction writer of the 20th century. This book looks at each piece of fiction (and a few pieces of sf-related nonfiction) that Heinlein wrote, chronologically by publication, in order to consider what each contributes to his overall accomplishment."
SF : a dream of other worlds by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The preservation survey : a first step in saving your collections( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to assist library, archives, historical society, and museum staff in observing proper procedures for collection assessment and learning how to conduct an effective survey. It vividly illustrates both the dangers to collections and offers best practices in examining an institution's policies for preserving its general and special collections materials
The emergence of American science fiction, 1880-1915 : a study of the impact of science upon American romanticism by Thomas D Clareson( )

13 editions published between 1956 and 1976 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices for the future : essays on major science fiction writers( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in English and French and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrapolation : a science-fiction newsletter, volumes I through X, December 1959 to May 1969( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrapolation( )

in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices for the future, volume three by Thomas D Clareson( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Voices for the future : essays on major science fiction writers
Alternative Names
Clareson, Thomas.

Clareson, Thomas D.

Clareson, Thomas D. 1926

Clareson, Thomas D. (Thomas Dean, 1926

Clareson, Thomas Dean.

Clareson, Thomas Dean 1926-

Clareson, Tom

Languages
English (145)

French (1)

Covers
Understanding contemporary American science fiction : the formative period (1926-1970)Science fiction in America, 1870s-1930s : an annotated bibliography of primary sourcesSome kind of paradise : the emergence of American science fictionVoices for the future : essays on major science fiction writersVoices for the future, volume three