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The man with the strange head and other early science fiction stories

Miles John Breuer

The man with the strange head and other early science fiction stories

by Miles John Breuer

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breuer, Miles John, -- 1889-1945 -- Correspondence

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMiles J. Breuer ; edited and with an introduction by Michael R. Page.
    GenreCorrespondence.
    SeriesBison frontiers of imagination
    ContributionsPage, Michael R., 1967-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3503.R494 M36 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16637748M
    ISBN 109780803215870
    LC Control Number2008008625
    OCLC/WorldCa212376149

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Heinlein. The Man with the Strange Head and Other Early Science Fiction Stories collects the best work of Brand: University of Nebraska Press. Book Description: Gathered here for the first time are Miles J. Breuer's first publication, "The Man with the Strange Head"; his neglected dystopian novelParadise and Iron(appearing here in book form for the first time); stories such as "Gostak and the Doshes" and "Mechanocracy"; and Breuer's essay "The Future of Scientifiction," one of the early critical statements of the genre.

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Breuer's first publication, "The Man with the Strange Head"; his neglected dystopian novel Paradise and Iron (appearing here in book form for the first. Several of Breuer's stories have been included in anthologies and in Michael R.

Page of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln edited a collection, The Man with the Strange Head and Other Early Science Fiction Stories, comprising ten stories, the novel Paradise and Iron, and Breuer's editorial essay "The Future of Scientifiction". Breuer himself found his inspiration in the work of H.

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