Astounding : John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, L. Ron Hubbard, and the golden age of science fiction / Alec Nevala-Lee.

By: Nevala-Lee, Alec [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: First editionDescription: 532 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062571946; 006257194XSubject(s): Campbell, John W., Jr. (John Wood), 1910-1971 | Asimov, Isaac, 1920-1992 | Heinlein, Robert A. (Robert Anson), 1907-1988 | Hubbard, L. Ron (La Fayette Ron), 1911-1986 | Science fiction -- History and criticismDDC classification: 809.38762
Contents:
Part I. Who goes there? (1907-1937) -- The boy from another world (1910-1931) -- Three against the gods (1907-1935) -- Two lost souls (1931-1937) -- Part II. Golden age (1937-1941) -- Brass tacks (1937-1939) -- The analytical laboratory (1938-1940) -- In times to come (1939-1941) -- Part III. The invaders (1941-1945) -- A cold fury (1941-1944) -- The war of invention (1942-1944) -- From "Deadline" to Hiroshima (1944-1945) -- Part IV. The double minds (1945-1951) -- Black magic and the bomb (1945-1949) -- The modern science of mental health (1945-1950) -- The Dianetics epidemic (1950-1951) -- Part V. The last evolution (1951-1971) -- A fundamental attack on the problem (1951-1960) -- Strangers in a strange land (1951-1969) -- Twilight (1960-1971).
Summary: "Astounding is the landmark account of the extraordinary partnership between four controversial writers--John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard--who set off a revolution in science fiction and forever changed our world"-- Publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-507) and index.

"Astounding is the landmark account of the extraordinary partnership between four controversial writers--John W. Campbell, Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and L. Ron Hubbard--who set off a revolution in science fiction and forever changed our world"-- Publisher's description.

Part I. Who goes there? (1907-1937) -- The boy from another world (1910-1931) -- Three against the gods (1907-1935) -- Two lost souls (1931-1937) -- Part II. Golden age (1937-1941) -- Brass tacks (1937-1939) -- The analytical laboratory (1938-1940) -- In times to come (1939-1941) -- Part III. The invaders (1941-1945) -- A cold fury (1941-1944) -- The war of invention (1942-1944) -- From "Deadline" to Hiroshima (1944-1945) -- Part IV. The double minds (1945-1951) -- Black magic and the bomb (1945-1949) -- The modern science of mental health (1945-1950) -- The Dianetics epidemic (1950-1951) -- Part V. The last evolution (1951-1971) -- A fundamental attack on the problem (1951-1960) -- Strangers in a strange land (1951-1969) -- Twilight (1960-1971).

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