Sense of Wonder

Leigh Ronald Grossman Lois McMaster Bujold Orson Scott Card


Sense of Wonder

Sense of Wonder

  • Title: Sense of Wonder
  • Author: Leigh Ronald Grossman Lois McMaster Bujold Orson Scott Card
  • ISBN: 9781434430793
  • Page: 329
  • Format: Paperback



SENSE OF WONDER is a broad, inexpensive, single volume anthology designed to give students a sense both of literature and history the book includes canonical works, stories written in response to those works, and essays on major themes and topics in the field The book will facilitate a variety of different types of speculative fiction course, whether the course is focuseSENSE OF WONDER is a broad, inexpensive, single volume anthology designed to give students a sense both of literature and history the book includes canonical works, stories written in response to those works, and essays on major themes and topics in the field The book will facilitate a variety of different types of speculative fiction course, whether the course is focused on particular themes, on a chronological look at writers, or on the roots of contemporary SF Beginning with early twentieth century writers, Sense of Wonder continues up through the most acclaimed present day writers Stories are not treated as purely academic exercises, but contextualized, which is vital in reading a genre where most writers know each other and the relationship between writer and reader is a major factor in how stories are created The collection includes than 200 stories, poems, and bibliographic essays contributed by professors who teach science fiction and by professionals , with an emphasis on the roots of modern SF Each story author is given a biographical introduction as well.


Recent Comments "Sense of Wonder"

It's going to take me time to read through this wonderful book but, having gotten through the first 20% on my Kindle, but I can tell you it is worth it. On the one hand it is like an ideal history or introduction to science fiction. On the other, for people like me who've loved the genre since they were young, it is a wonderful collection of classic stories that I never knew I missed plus some I have enjoyed revisiting, each with a brief bio of the author. Added to that are essays interspersed [...]

I have finally done it: bought an ebook. Though e-reading doesn't match my reading style, this book - which is an absolute must read for anyone who values science fiction - is unreadable in print form. Consider: - 1000 pages (OK, not out of line in today's world), - mammoth, measuring about 8-1/2x11" and 2" thick, not to mention 5+ lb heavy), done in - *6 POINT TYPE* which I can barely read anyway, and - printed in a lightweight font that makes the top of the page totally inaccessible.So, get yo [...]

A massive (read it on a Kindle) anthology spanning 100 years of science fiction, an excellent choice for anyone who wants a background in the field

a fine collectionBUY THIS BOOK

Enjoyed the part I got to read of this huge sci fi collection.DNF @ 13%

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Nice collection of reprints and parts of larger works. Each section has a brief introduction.


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