Gregory Benford (Modern Masters of Science Fiction)

Gregory Benford (Modern Masters of Science Fiction)


Gregory Benford could be top often called the writer of Benford's legislations of controversy: "Passion is inversely proportional to the quantity of actual info available." That maxim is a citation from Timescape, Benford's Nebula and Campbell Award-winning 1980 novel, which confirmed his paintings as an exemplar of "hard technological know-how fiction," devoted to figuring out the implications of recent technology instead of substituting pseudoscience for myth. An astrophysicist via education and career, Benford released greater than twenty novels, over 100 brief tales, a few fifty essays, and myriad articles that demonstrate either his clinical rigor in addition to a acceptance of literary traditions.

 

In this learn, George Slusser explores the intense, doubtless inexhaustible exhibit of inventive power in Gregory Benford's lifestyles and paintings. through settling on direct assets and making parallels with different works and writers, Slusser finds the mammoth scope of Benford's wisdom, either one of literature and of the key medical and philosophical problems with our time. Slusser additionally discusses Benford's a variety of medical articles and nonfiction books and encompasses a new interview with Benford.

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