The Internet Book List - Spread the word
       


Book Information: Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World

Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World (1998) [Anthology]
by Kobo Abe Jorge Luis Borges Kirill Bulychev Dino Buzzati Italo Calvino Karel Capek Ovid S. Crohmalniceanu Philippe Curval Herbert W. Franke Carlos Fuentes Gabriel García Márquez E. T. A. Hoffmann Teresa Inglés Wolfgang Jeschke Franz Kafka Gérard Klein Sakyo Komatsu Alexandr Kramer Tommaso Landolfi Kurd Lasswitz Stanislaw Lem Laxman Londhe Sam J. Lundwall Svend Åge Madsen Josef Nesvadba Albert Robida J.-H. Rosny-Aîné Erik Simon Boris Strugatsky Arkady Strugatsky Jules Verne Boris Vian Élisabeth Vonarburg Zheng Wenguang Tetsu Yano Ye Yonglie Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary :

The latest in this seminal anthology of science fiction short works (published by White Wolf). Each story is accompanied by excellent essays about the evolution of the SF genre written by James Gunn.

Contents:
• Preface by James Gunn
• Introduction by James Gunn
FRANCE
• Exploring Worlds Known and Unknown by James Gunn
• from Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
• Visualizing the Future by James Gunn
The War of the Twentieth Century by Albert Robida
• Quest for the Right Stuff by James Gunn
Another World J.-H. Rosny-Aîné
• The Short, Happy Life of a Surreal ’Pataphyscian by James Gunn
The Dead Fish by Boris Vian
• An Alian Behind the Wine Bottle by James Gunn
Heavier Than Sleep Philippe Curval
• The Temptations of the SF Polymath by James Gunn
The Valley of Echoes by Gérard Klein
• The French Voice in North America by James Gunn
The Knot by Élisabeth Vonarburg
GERMANY
• Creating a Genre by James Gunn
The Sandman by E. T. A. Hoffmann
• The Father of German Science Fiction by James Gunn
The Universal Library by Kurd Lasswitz
• The Influence of Literature by James Gunn
The Hunter Gracchus Franz Kafka
• The Austrian Connection by James Gunn
The Building by Herbert W. Franke
• The Power of the Press by James Gunn
Loitering at Death’s Door by Wolfgang Jeschke
• The Meaning of Walls by James Gunn
Ikaros by Erik Simon
SCANDINAVIA AND FINLAND
• Experiment in Denmark by James Gunn
Mnemosyne’s Children by Svend Åge Madsen
• Fantastic Sweden by James Gunn
Time Everlasting by Sam J. Lundwall
EASTERN EUROPE
• The Man Who Invented the "Robot" by James Gunn
R.U.R. by Karel Capek
• The Polish Master by James Gunn
The Hunt by Stanislaw Lem
• Medical Report by James Gunn
The Divided Carla by Josef Nesvadba
• Political Writing by James Gunn
That Invincible Human Spirit, or, The Golden Ships by Alexandr Kramer
• The Romanian Exception by James Gunn
The Neuhof Treaty by Ovid S. Crohmalniceanu
RUSSIA
• The Brothers Strugatski by James Gunn
The Strangers by Arkady & Boris Strugatsky
• Adventure and Science Fiction by James Gunn
Share It With Me by Kirill Bulychev
ITALY
• The Everyday and the Fantastic by James Gunn
The Time Machine by Dino Buzzati
• Surprising Realms and Forbidden Kingdoms by James Gunn
Cancerqueen by Tommaso Landolfi
• Fables for Our Time by James Gunn
The Spiral (from Cosmicomics) by Italo Calvino
SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA
• Here There Be Tygers by James Gunn
The Alabaster Garden by Teresa Inglés
• The Magician of Magic Realism by James Gunn
The Babylon Lottery by Jorge Luís Borges
• Miracles in Colombia by James Gunn
Blacamán the Good, Vendor of Miracles by Gabriel García Márquez
• The Past, the Present, and the Future by James Gunn
Chac-Mool by Carlos Fuentes
INDIA
• The Marathi Experience by James Gunn
Einstein the Second by Laxman Londhe
CHINA
• The Chinese Pioneer by James Gunn
The Mirror Image of the Earth by Zheng Wenguang
• The Professional Writer in China by James Gunn
Corrosion by Ye Yonglie
JAPAN
• Author in the Dunes by James Gunn
Beyond the Curve by Kobo Abe
• The Japanese Robert Heinlein by James Gunn
Take Your Choice by Sakyo Komatsu
• From Western Trash to Japanese Origami by James Gunn
The Legend of the Paper Spaceship by Tetsu Yano

Original title: The Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World
Original languages: Various

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience Fiction


The following works are contained within this one:
     Sandman, the (1815) [Short Story]
      Author: E. T. A. Hoffmann
     Lottery in Babylon, the (1941) [Short Story]
      Author: Jorge Luis Borges
     Divided Carla, the (1985) [Short Story]
      Author: Josef Nesvadba
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) [Novel]
      Author: Jules Verne
     Cosmicomics (1965) [Collection]
      Author: Italo Calvino

Edition #1: Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World

Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World (1998)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!


Manifested in:

Road To Science Fiction Volume 6: Around the World (1998)


ISBN: 1565041585

Add to my library



©Steven Jeffery / IBList.com, 2012
Terms of Use