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Slusser, George Edgar

Overview
Works: 63 works in 271 publications in 1 language and 25,850 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN3433.2, 809.3876
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by George Edgar Slusser
Bridges to science fiction by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 2,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coordinates : placing science fiction and fantasy by George Edgar Slusser( )

11 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Storm warnings : science fiction confronts the future( )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard science fiction by Calif.) Eaton Conference On Science Fiction And Fantasy Literature (5 ; 1984 ; Riverside( )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aliens : the anthropology of science fiction by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Benford by George Edgar Slusser( )

11 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gregory Benford is perhaps best known as the author of Benford's law of controversy: "Passion is inversely proportional to the amount of real information available." That maxim is a quotation from Timescape, Benford's Nebula and Campbell Award-winning 1980 novel, which established his work as an exemplar of "hard science fiction," dedicated to working out the consequences of modern science rather than substituting pseudoscience for fantasy
Intersections : fantasy and science fiction by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( )

7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mindscapes, the geographies of imagined worlds by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( )

12 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is comprised of eighteen essays plus four examples from the ninth annual J. Lloyd Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature at the University of California, Riverside. The concept of mindscape, Slusser and Rabkin explain, allows critics to focus on a single fundamental problem: "The constant need for a relation between mind and some being external to mind." The essayists are Poul Anderson, Wendy Doniger O’Flaherty, Ronald J. Heckelman, David Brin, Frank McConnell, George E. Slusser, James Romm, Jack G. Voller, Peter Fitting, Michael R. Collings, Pascal J. Thomas, Reinhart Lutz, Joseph D. Miller, Gary Westfahl, Bill Lee, Max P. Belin, William Lomax, and Donald M. Hassler. The book concludes with four authors discussing examples of mindscape. The participants are Jean-Pierre Barricelli, Gregory Benford, Gary Kern, and David N. Samuelson
Bridges to fantasy by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three science fiction novellas : from prehistory to the end of mankind by J.-H Rosny( )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three ground-breaking works from a master of modern science fiction
Worlds enough and time : explorations of time in science fiction and fantasy( )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 1,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With our lives firmly controlled by the steady pace of time, humans have yearned for ways to escape its constraints, and authors have responded with narratives about traveling far into the past or future, reversing the flow of time, or creating alternate universes where Napoleon was triumphant at Waterloo or the South won the Civil War. Writers ranging from Dante and Lewis Carroll to Philip K. Dick and Martin Amis have probed into the workings of time, and an overwhelming desire to master time reverberates throughout popular culture. This book considers how imaginative works involving time and time travel reflect ongoing scientific concerns and examine the human condition.''The scope of the volume is unusually wide, covering such topics as Dante, the major novels of the 19th century, and stories and films of the 1990s. The book concludes with a lengthy bibliography of short stories and novels, films and television programs, and nonfiction works that feature time travel or speculations about time. With a roster of contributors that includes several of the field's major scholars, this book offers many new insights into this fascinating subject
Science fiction, canonization, marginalization, and the academy( )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science fiction occupies a peculiar place in the academic study of literature. At a time when the canon is being consciously expanded and diversified, and when there is growing scholarly interest in technology and popular culture, works of science fiction are nonetheless marginalized by the academy. So too, many works of science fiction engage recognized canonical texts such as the Odyssey, yet traditionalists within the academy have largely shunned the serious study of science fiction. In this book, expert contributors examine the traditional and continuing tendency to exclude science fiction from the literary canon. In exploring this topic, the book addresses many broader issues, such as the nature of canon formation, the role of journals in legitimizing academic inquiry, and the cultural politics of academic gatekeeping
Robert A. Heinlein, stranger in his own land by George Edgar Slusser( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows of the magic lamp : fantasy and science fiction in film( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The farthest shores of Ursula K. Le Guin by George Edgar Slusser( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic years of Robert A. Heinlein by George Edgar Slusser( Book )

5 editions published between 1977 and 2006 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The space odysseys of Arthur C. Clarke by George Edgar Slusser( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fiction 2000 : cyberpunk and the future of narrative( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interdisciplinary in perspective, the essays consider the origins of cyberpunk, the appropriation of its conventions by the mass media, the literature's paradoxical retrogressive/iconoclastic nature, cyberpunk's affinities to and deviations from both traditional science fiction and postmodernist literature, the parameters and components of the cyberpunk canon, and the movement's future course. Some essays are theoretical, but all are grounded in works familiar to serious science-fiction readers: "Neuromancer", "Frontera", "Deserted Cities of the Heart", "Islands in the Net", "Great Sky River", the "Mirrorshades" anthology, and others; cyberpunk TV and cinema like the Max Headroom programmes, "Blade Runner", and "Tron"; and precursory literature, including "Frankenstein", "Le Roman de l'avenir", "Ralph 124C 41 +" and "A Clockwork Orange."
The Bradbury chronicles by George Edgar Slusser( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ray Bradbury is the most anthologized short story writer in the world today. Every year, his New York agent sells between 300-500 stories for use in various popular are literary collections, both here and overseas. Despite the fact that his output has significantly diminished during the last 10 years, Bradbury's popularity remains an all-time high. Fahrenheit 451 and The Illustrated Man, had been made into movies, and many of his stories have reached the screen in other forms. Bradbury was the first of a humanistic science fiction writers to attain widespread recognition. Publication of his most famous collection of stories, The Martian Chronicles, confirmed that position as a leading exponent of gadgetless science fiction. Dr. Slusser provides a complete survey of Bradbury's work, from his first story, Pendulum to his latest collection, Long After Midnight, published by Knopf in 1976
Nursery realms : children in the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and horror by Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The farthest shores of Ursula K. Le Guin
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Science fiction, canonization, marginalization, and the academyRobert A. Heinlein, stranger in his own landThe farthest shores of Ursula K. Le GuinThe classic years of Robert A. HeinleinThe space odysseys of Arthur C. ClarkeFiction 2000 : cyberpunk and the future of narrativeThe Bradbury chroniclesNursery realms : children in the worlds of science fiction, fantasy, and horror
Alternative Names
George Edgar Slusser American writer

George Edgar Slusser Amerikaanse schrijver

George Edgar Slusser escriptor estatunidenc

George Edgar Slusser escritor estadounidense

George Edgar Slusser US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller

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Slusser, George E. (George Edgar)

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English (148)