In Dreams Awake

In Dreams Awake About science fiction stories from H G Wells to and J G Ballard subtitled A Historical Critical Anthology of Science Fiction

  • Title: In Dreams Awake
  • Author: Leslie A. Fiedler
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 122
  • Format: Paperback
  • About 20 science fiction stories from H G Wells to 1975 and J G Ballard, subtitled A Historical Critical Anthology of Science Fiction.

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    About “Leslie A. Fiedler

    • Leslie A. Fiedler

      Leslie Aaron Fiedler was an American literary critic, known for his interest in mythography and his championing of genre fiction His work also involves application of psychological theories to American literature He was in practical terms one of the early postmodernist critics working across literature in general, from around 1970 His most cited work is Love and Death in the American Novel 1960.



    257 thoughts on “In Dreams Awake

    • Although I would maybe recommend a different collection for a first reader of sf, this is a very interesting anthology with a strong critical voice rounding out the stories.The caution comes from Fiedler's critical focus on thematic representation of each "age" of science fiction, rather than just picking "the best" - hence, one might get the wrong impression of an author or even an entire few decades, if this was the first exposure. I think Ursula Le Guin (RIP) is especially poorly represented [...]


    • I read this one slowly but gathered steam as I went along. I had read many of these stories long, long ago, as they are sci-fi standards. But a few of them I had missed along the way. From H.G. Wells and Edgar Allan Poe to Harlan Ellison and Arthur C. Clarkearanteed to provide a reliable tidbit of vintage (and antique!) science fiction insight. Sometimes the stories seem formulaic, but then again, there are only so many formulae out there in the science fiction of the past. It really was an enjo [...]


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