Damon Knight

A Century of Science Fiction

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Editor Damon Knight
Publisher Simon and Schuster, Inc.*
Copyright Holder Damon Knight
Introduction by Damon Knight
Notes by Damon Knight
Translated by Damon Knight
Contributing Writer Stanley G. Weinbaum
Contributing Writer Ambrose Bierce
Contributing Writer Isaac Asimov
Contributing Writer Brian W. Aldiss*
Contributing Writer H. G. Wells
Contributing Writer Philip José Farmer
Contributing Writer Keith Laumer
Contributing Writer Mack Reynolds
Contributing Writer Edmond Hamilton
Contributing Writer Robert A. Heinlein
Contributing Writer Arthur C. Clarke
Contributing Writer Marion Zimmer Bradley
Contributing Writer Katherine MacLean
Contributing Writer Fitz-James O'Brien
Contributing Writer Claude Veillot
Contributing Writer Theodore L. Thomas
Contributing Writer Edgar Pangborn
Contributing Writer J.-H. Rosny Aîné*
Contributing Writer Olaf Stapledon
Contributing Writer Poul Anderson
Contributing Writer Mark Twain
Contributing Writer Jules Verne
Contributing Writer Will Stanton
Contributing Writer Frank Herbert
Cover/Jacket Design by H. Lawrence Hoffman
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Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 62-12409
Price $4.95
Format Hardback
Publication Location United States
Genre
Page Count 352 pages
Language English
Original Language English, French
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Chapters Introduction . . Damon Knight . . . 9
. . I ROBOTS
A selection from 'The Ideal' . . Stanley G. Weinbaum . . . 15
Maxon's Master . . Ambrose Bierce . . . 17
Reason . . Isaac Asimov . . . 26
But Who Can Replace a Man? . . Brian W. Aldiss . . . 42

II TIME TRAVEL
A selection from 'The Time Machine' . . H. G. Wells . . . 51
Of Time And Third Avenue . . Alfred Beater. . . 56
Sail On! Sail On! . . Philip José Farmer . . . 64
A selection from 'Worlds of the Imperium' . . Keith Laumer . . . 73
The Business, As Usual . . Mack Reynolds . . . 74

III Space
What's It Like Out There? . . Edmond Hamilton . . . 80
Sky Lift . . Robert A. Heinlein . . . 101
The Star . . Arthur C. Clarke . . . 115

IV Other Worlds and Other People
The Crystal Egg . . H. G. Wells . . . 121
The Wind People . . Marion Zimmer Bradley . . . 136
Unhuman Sacrifice . . Katherine MacLean . . . 152

V Aliens Among Us
What Was It? . . Fitz-James O'Brien . . . 180
The First Days of May . . Claude Veillot . . . 192
Day of Succession . . Theodore L. Thomas . . . 208
Angel's Egg . . Edgar Panborn . . . 215

VI SUPERMAN
Another World . . . J.-H. Rosny Aîné . . . 249
A selection from 'Odd John' . . Olaf Stapledon . . . 273
Call Me Joe . . Poul Anderson . . . 277

VII MARVELOUS INVENTIONS
From the 'London Times of 1904' . . Mark Twain . . . 309
A selection from 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea . . Jules Verne 319
You Are With It! . . Will Stanton . . . 324
Cease Fire . . Frank Herbert . . . 331

. . . Suggested Reading . . . 351
Notes The Works 'The Ideal', 'The Time Machine', 'Worlds of Imperium' 'Odd John' and ''Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea' are excerpts.

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