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Strange constellations : a history of Australian science fiction / Russell Blackford, Van Ikin, and Sean McMullen
Bib ID 2907388
Format BookBook
Author
Blackford, Russell, 1954-
 
Description Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999 
xiv, 247 p. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0313251126 (alkaline paper)
Series

Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, 0193-6875 ; no. 80.

Full contents
  • I. Australian Science Fiction to 1925. 1. Early Romances. 2. Utopian and Dystopian Works. 3. Novels of Racial Invasion
  • II. 1926-59: The Rise of Traditional Science Fiction in Australia. 4. 1926-39: Forerunners of Modern Australian Science Fiction. 5. 1940-59: Local Expansion. 6. A. Bertram Chandler. 7. Wynne Whiteford
  • III. 1960-74: International Recognition and the New Wave. 8. The 1960s. 9. The Early 1970s
  • IV. 1975-84: Small Presses and Growing Reputations. 10. Aussiecon and After. 11. Writers of the 1970s. 12. George Turner. 13. Damien Broderick. 14. The Early 1980s
  • V. 1985-98: Serious Recognition. 15. Aussiecon 2 and After. 16. Greg Egan. 17. Writers of the 1990s
  • Conclusion: Into the Unknown.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Science fiction, Australian -- History and criticism.
Other authors/contributors McMullen, Sean, 1948-  |  Ikin, Van, 1951-

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