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The Time Machines: The Story of the Science-Fiction Pulp Magazines from the Beginning to 1950

Mike Ashley

Abstract

This book, the first of three volumes that chart the history of the science fiction magazine from the earliest days to the present, looks at the exuberant years of the pulp magazines. It traces the growth and development of the science fiction magazines from when Hugo Gernsback launched the very first, Amazing Stories, in 1926 through to the birth of the atomic age and the death of the pulps in the early 1950s. These were the days of the youth of science fiction, when it was brash, raw, and exciting: the days of the first great space operas by Edward Elmer Smith and Edmond Hamilton, through th ... More

Keywords: science fiction magazine, pulp magazines, Hugo Gernsback, Amazing Stories, atomic age, space operas, Edward Elmer Smith, Edmond Hamilton, cosmic thought variants, Jack Williamson

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780853238553
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780853238553.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mike Ashley, author