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The science fiction of Cordwainer Smith

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Cordwainer, 1913-1966 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Science fiction, American -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-151) and index.

    Statementby Karen L. Hellekson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.I629 Z69 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 158 p. ;
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3949687M
    ISBN 10078641149X
    LC Control Number2001041019


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See all formats and editions Hide other /5(81). Many fans of science fiction literature will be noting that today (July 11th) marks the th anniversary of the birth of Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, better known by his pen name Cordwainer Smith.I first discovered his work when, as a middle school student, I found a copy of The Best of Cordwainer Smith on a shelf at my local haunt, Annie’s Used Book Stop.

The Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award honors under-read science fiction and fantasy authors with the intention of drawing renewed attention to the winners. The award is normally presented at Readercon, which was not held in due to the COVID pandemic, and is sponsored by Paul Linebarger’s estate, represented by B.

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by Cordwainer Smith. NOOK Book (eBook) $ NOOK Book. $ Audio MP3 on CD Martel, while cranched, realizes the madness of that solution and that all Scanners Live in Vain! Voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America as one of the great stories of all time and is included in "The Science Fiction Hall of Fame" anthology.Cordwainer Smith; pseudonym of Dr Paul Linebarger, was raised in China, godson to Sun Yat Sen, founder of the Chinese Republic, to whom his father served as legal advisor.

As such, it is easy to speculate that it afforded him a unique perspective of the world, and of events, comparable, perhaps, to that of Alice Sheldon, aka James Tiptree Jr Reviews: