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Vintage Visions
Essays on Early Science Fiction
Arthur B. Evans, ed.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• Preface
• Sylvie Romanowski, Cyrano de Bergerac’s Epistemological Bodies: “Pregnant with a Thousand Definitions” (1998, with an afterword by Ishbel Addyman)
• Paul K. Alkon, Samuel Madden’s
Memoirs of the Twentieth Century (1985)
• William B. Fischer, German Theories of Science Fiction: Jean Paul, Kurd Lasswitz, and After (1976)
• Josh Bernatchez, Monstrosity, Suffering, Subjectivity, and Sympathetic Community in
Frankenstein and “The Structure of Torture” (2009)
• Arthur B. Evans, Science Fiction vs. Scientific Fiction in France: From Jules Verne to J.-H. Rosny A
îné (1988)
• I.F. Clarke, Future-War Fiction: The First Main Phase, 1871–1900 (1997, with an afterword by Margaret Clarke)
• Allison de Fren, The Anatomical Gaze in
Tomorrow’s Eve (2009)
• Andrea Bell,
Desde Júpiter: Chile’s Earliest Science-Fiction Novel (1995)
• Rachel Haywood Ferreira, The First Wave: Latin American Science Fiction Discovers Its Roots (2007)
• Nicholas Ruddick, “Tell Us All About Rosebery”: Topicality and Temporality in H.G. Wells’s
The Time Machine (2001)
• Kamila Kinyon, The Phenomenology of Robots: Confrontations with Death in Karel
Čapek’s R.U.R. (1999)
• Patrick A. McCarthy, Zamyatin and the Nightmare of Technology (1984)
• Gary Westfahl, “The Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, and Edgar Allan Poe Type of Story”: Hugo Gernsback’s History of Science Fiction (1992)
• William J. Fanning, Jr., The Historical Death Ray and Science Fiction in the 1920s and 1930s (2010)
• Susan Gubar, C.L. Moore and the Conventions of Women’s Science Fiction (1980, with an afterword by Veronica Hollinger)
• Stanislaw Lem, On Stapledon’s
Star Maker (1987, with an afterword by Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr.)
• 150 Key Works of Early Science Fiction
• Bibliography of Criticism on Early Science Fiction
• Contributors

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