Visions of Wonder The Science Fiction Research Association Reading Anthology

Edited by David G. Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf

Tor Books



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800 Pages



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For years, those bringing SF into the classroom have had to improvise their course materials from anthologies and collections not designed for classwork. Now, David G. Hartwell, award-winning anthologist, and Professor Milton T. Wolf, Vice President of the Science Fiction Research Association, present a carefully selected reading anthology reflecting the SF field in all its modern diversity. Here are Golden Age writers like John W. Campbell and Jack Williamson, and here also are towering latter-day titans like Gene Wolfe and Ursula K. Le Guin, along with today's popular writers such as Greg Bear, Robert Jordan, and Vernor Vinge.


Praise for Visions of Wonder

"A broad-ranging anthology; highly recommended for SF collections."—Library Journal

"An excellent and informed introduction to the genre while also supplying fans with plenty of new pleasures . . . [A] wise, witty, and wonderful collection."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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David G. Hartwell, called "an editor extraordinaire" by Publishers Weekly, is one of science fiction's most experienced and influential editors. As an editor with Berkley Books, Pocket Books, William Morrow, and Tor Books, he has worked with many of the field's best authors and edited many award-winning works. He is the author of Age of Wonders, a nonfiction study of the science fiction field. Among his many anthologies are the bestselling World Treasury of Science Fiction and the World Fantasy Award winner The Dark Descent. He is the holder of a Ph.D. in comparative literature from Columbia University,
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  • Edited by David G. Hartwell and Milton T. Wolf

  • David G. Hartwell is one of science fiction's most experienced and influential editors. He has helped shape the careers of many of the field's most respected writers and has edited several acclaimed anthologies.

    Milton T. Wolf is a noted librarian, scholar, and vice president of the Science Fiction Research Association.