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The Resource Cosmic engineers : a study of hard science fiction, Gary Westfahl

Cosmic engineers : a study of hard science fiction, Gary Westfahl

Label
Cosmic engineers : a study of hard science fiction
Title
Cosmic engineers
Title remainder
a study of hard science fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gary Westfahl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Westfahl, Gary
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S35
LC item number
W43 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy,
Series volume
no. 67
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science fiction, American
  • Literature and technology
  • Literature and science
  • Space sciences in literature
  • Cosmology in literature
Label
Cosmic engineers : a study of hard science fiction, Gary Westfahl
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [125]-137) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Science fiction vs. science faction" : early efforts to define scientific science fiction
  • "The closely reasoned technological story" : the development of the idea of hard science fiction
  • "Treating the whole thing as a game" : hard science fiction as seen by its writers
  • "The best 'hard' science fiction of its day" : an inquiry into the origins of hard science fiction
  • "He was part of mankind" : Arthur C. Clarke's A fall of moondust
  • "Like something living" : Hal Clement's Mission of gravity
  • "Gazing out at infinity" : Charles Sheffield's Between the strokes of night
Control code
32550316
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 148 pages
Isbn
9780313297274
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95004667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Cosmic engineers : a study of hard science fiction, Gary Westfahl
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [125]-137) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Science fiction vs. science faction" : early efforts to define scientific science fiction
  • "The closely reasoned technological story" : the development of the idea of hard science fiction
  • "Treating the whole thing as a game" : hard science fiction as seen by its writers
  • "The best 'hard' science fiction of its day" : an inquiry into the origins of hard science fiction
  • "He was part of mankind" : Arthur C. Clarke's A fall of moondust
  • "Like something living" : Hal Clement's Mission of gravity
  • "Gazing out at infinity" : Charles Sheffield's Between the strokes of night
Control code
32550316
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 148 pages
Isbn
9780313297274
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
95004667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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