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Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 A walk around the topic: Science fiction: its nature, faults & virtues/ Robert A. Heinlein
Social science fiction/ Isaac Asimov
What is science fiction?/ Damon Knight
2 History without tears: Pilgrim fathers: Lucian & all that/ Brian W. Aldiss
Science fiction before Gernsback/ H. Bruce Franklin
The situation today/ Kingsley Amis
3 Criticis
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Hardcover, 1st, 315 pages
Published February 1st 1977 by Harper & Row (NY et al.)
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Matthew Kressel
Jan 05, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This one was sitting on my shelf for a while, and while cleaning it turned up and begged to be read. I really enjoyed the essays in this one, and it gave me a nice glimpse into the SF community of the 1960s.
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Damon Francis Knight was an American science fiction author, editor, and critic.
Knight's first professional sale was a cartoon drawing to a science-fiction magazine, Amazing Stories. His first story, "Resilience", was published in 1941. He is best known as the author of "To Serve Man", which was adapted for The Twilight Zone. He was a recipient of the Hugo Award, founder of the Science Fiction and
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