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Edited By Anders, Lou
Science Fiction is the genre that looks at the implications of technology on society, which in this age of exponential technological growth makes it the most relevant branch of literature going. This is only the start, and the close of the 21st century will look absolutely nothing like its inception. It has been said that science fiction is an ongoing dialogue about the future, and the front line of that dialogue is the short story. The field has a long history of producing famous anthologies to showcase its distinguished short fiction, but it has been several years since there has been a prestigious all-original science fiction anthology series. "Fast Forward" is offered in the tradition of Damon Knight's prestigious and influential anthology series, "Orbit", and Frederik Pohl's landmark "Star SF". "Fast Forward" marks the start of a new hard science fiction anthology series, dedicated to presenting the vanguard of the genre and charting the undiscovered country that is the future. 409pp.
Pyr, 2007, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591024866
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Inventory #23812
Price: £ 6.99 GBP ($ 9.11 approx. - € 7.72 approx.)
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Ebbatson, R
In the 1990s, it was the French theorists such as Derrida, Lacan and Foucault who, with their stress on linguistic play and undecidability, took Victorian Studies by storm; now, it seems, it is the Germans who are coming. In Roger Ebbatson's new book, Marx, Simmel, Benjamin and, above all, Heidegger are unleashed on a range of Victorian texts - some unsuspecting, some all too suspecting. The results are alarming: Ebbatson begins with Tennyson overshadowed by empire and homosocial tensions and ends with Conan Doyle writing about a bicycle belonging to a character called Heidegger. In between, he makes bone-shaking progress over a Victorian terrain marked out by Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Robert Louis Stevenson; along the way, Ebbatson considers shipwrecks, money, nature, the South Seas Mission, and 'final solutions'. Tennyson, we discover, was afraid of his own shadow, Hopkins's greatest poem was created by erratic compasses, Hardy wrote like Kafka, Stevenson was drawn to murderous missionaries, and Conan Doyle applauded the concentration camp. Ebbatson shows us that what the Germans bring to our understanding of the nineteenth century is a terrible awareness of the darkest moments of the darkest moments of the twentieth century. 172pp. N.B. Slight fading to rear board. Inside of D/J stained.
Sussex Academic Press, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1845191048
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Inventory #23886
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 32.58 approx. - € 27.63 approx.)
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Unseld, Siegfried
Poet and natural philosopher, critic and raconteur, Goethe was the most commanding literary presence of his time. This text organizes the many details of Goethe's career in print. Director of the German publishing company Suhrkamp Verlag, Siegfried Unseld brings a singular perspective to this biography, focusing our attention on an essential component of Goethe's literary endeavors: his relationship to his publishers. Carefully examining each work, Unseld covers the range of Goethe's oeuvre, from first anonymous publications to eventual monumental editions brought out by Johann Friedrich Cotta, the most renowned publisher of his day. 372pp. N.B. Slight scratches to spine edge of rear board. Corners slightly bumped. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
The University of Chicago Press, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0226841901
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Inventory #27912
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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DeSalvo, Louise A. (editor); Giunta, Edvige (editor)
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of covers slightly creased. Reading crease to spine. Small amount of underlining. 372pp.
Ballatine Books, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition with This Publisher. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0345366395
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Inventory #27835
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Bentley, Eric
Examines Shaw's writings on politics and economics, briefly describes his life, and analyzes his major plays. 204pp.
Limelight Editions, 1985, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition with This Publisher. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0879100370
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Inventory #23908
Price: £ 6.00 GBP ($ 7.82 approx. - € 6.63 approx.)
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