This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Astounding Science Fiction Edgar Rice Burroughs: A Princess of Mars Tarzan Influenced Arthur C. Clarke, Ray Bradbury, Carl Sagan The Golden Age of Science Fiction: Flowering & Consensus 1938-1950 Lester del Ray Robert Heinlein Theodore Sturgeon A.E. von Vogt Isaac Asimov L. Ron Hubbard John W. Campbell: Included physics and other hard sciences Scientist/engineer hero Technological solutions to societal problems Idea fiction Excluded fantasy Robert Heinlein: Engineer Precise narrative control; economical use of language Dont stop narrative to explain Scientific naturalism future history Psychology & politics of the engineer...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course ENGL 191 taught by Professor Shackelford,laura during the Fall '04 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '04