Paratexts : introductions to science fiction and fantasy /

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Author / Creator:Gunn, James E., 1923-2020.
Uniform title:Essays. Selections
Imprint:Lanham, Maryland ; Toronto ; Plymouth, UK : The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2013.
Description:1 online resource
Subject:Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Science fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Science fiction -- Authorship.
Fantasy fiction -- Authorship.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Fantasy fiction -- Authorship.
Fantasy fiction, English.
Science fiction, American.
Science fiction -- Authorship.
Science fiction, English.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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Varying Form of Title:Introductions to science fiction and fantasy
Notes:A collection of introductions written by James Gunn for leather-bound collectors' editions called Masterpieces of science fiction and Masterpieces of Fantasy (published by Easton Press), and with the addition of original prefaces to several of his own works.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:In the mid-1980s, Easton Press began publishing a series of leather-bound collector editions called "Masterpieces of Science Fiction," and "Masterpieces of Fantasy," which featured some of the most important works in these genres. Author James Gunn was commissioned to write introductions to these works, which allowed him to pay tribute to many authors who inspired and influenced him. In Paratexts: Introductions to Science Fiction and Fantasy, Gunn has collected the most significant essays produced for the Easton series, along with prefaces he wrote for reprints of his own novels. Drawing upon.
Other form:Print version: Gunn, James E., 1923- Essays. Selections. Paratexts 9780810891227