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On the Origins of Science Fiction

Who wrote the first work of science fiction?

The answer to that question will change depending on who you ask. Some critics look back to Mary Shelley’s… 2,337 more words

Science Fiction

Beginnings of SF

Surrounded nowadays by so much science fiction material in the form of print or movies, it is often hard to think of the beginnings of SF as a popular genre. 585 more words

Reprint: Manifest Destiny

This column in my series Cognitive Mapping first appeared in Vector 218 (July-August 2001). 1,267 more words