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Publication: The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction

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  • Publication: The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science FictionPublication Record # 42295
  • Author: Samuel R. Delany
  • Date: 1978-06-00
  • ISBN: 0-425-03852-1 [978-0-425-03852-9]
  • Publisher: Berkley Windhover
  • Price: $4.95
  • Pages: xii+303
  • Format:
    tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
  • Type: NONFICTION
  • Cover: The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction by Richard Powers
  • Notes:
    • "Berkley Windhover Edition, June, 1978" stated on the copyright page.
    • "Interior art by Richard M. Powers" stated on the copyright page.
    • Cover illustration is not credited, most of Powers LAZ.org is just visible on the artwork [bottom left], could be cropped on some copies
    • Book is divided into five sections:
      • I. Introduction (pages 1-18)
      • II. Critical Methods (pages 19-132)
      • III. Writing S-F (pages 133- 170)
      • IV. The Jewel-Hinged Jaw (pages 171-284)
      • V. Autobiographical Postscript (pages 285-303)
    • "About Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Words" is titled "About 5,750 Words" on the contents page.
    • "Prisoners' Sleep" is titled "Prisoner's Sleep" in the contents page.
    • A note at the bottom of the page [v] indicates that "All pieces that have previously appeared have been somewhat revised for this edition."
  • External IDs:
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Nonfiction Title: The Jewel-Hinged Jaw: Notes on the Language of Science Fiction • (1977) • nonfiction by Samuel R. Delany

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