The Gernsback Days

The Gernsback Days

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qIn recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Hugo Gernsback, and the start of a serious study of the contribution he made to the development of science fiction. . . . It seemed to me that the time was due to reinvestigate the Gernsback era and dig into the facts surrounding the origins of Amazing Stories. I wanted to find out exactly why Hugo Gernsback had launched the magazine, what he was trying to achieve, and to consider what effects he had-good and bad. . . . Too many writers and editors from the Gernsback days have been unjustly neglected, or unfairly criticized. Now, I hope, Robert A. W. Lowndes and I have provided the grounds for a fair consideration of their efforts, and a true reconstruction of the development of science fiction. It's the closest to time travel you'll ever get. I hope you enjoy the trip.q-Mike Ashley, Preface. . . Too many writers and editors from the Gernsback days have been unjustly neglected, or unfairly criticized.


Title:The Gernsback Days
Author: Mike Ashley, Michael Ashley, Robert A. W. Lowndes
Publisher:Wildside Press LLC - 2004
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