Science Fiction as Science

de Solla Price, Derek
October 1976
New Republic;10/30/76, Vol. 175 Issue 18, p40
Analyzes various aspects of science fiction and its popularity among the public. Types of characters portrayed in various novels; Overview of the literary styles used by science fiction writers; Comparison of the genre of scientific literature with other genres; Revolution created by the technology of paperback book in the public attitudes to reading material; Reference to novels of fictitious character Sherlock Holmes.


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