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Publication: Decades of Science Fiction

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  • Publication: Decades of Science FictionPublication Record # 763295
  • Editor: Applewhite Minyard
  • Date: 1997-04-00
  • ISBN: 0-8442-5995-0 [978-0-8442-5995-6]
  • Publisher: NTC Publishing Group
  • Pages: xvi+557+vi+72
  • 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.
  • Cover: Decades of Science Fiction by François Robert
  • Notes:
    • This listing is for the "Instructor's Edition" which contains the full "Student Edition" pages, plus:
      • On front cover, "INSTRUCTOR'S EDITION / Not for Resale".
      • Following the student edition pages, a bound-in 80-page "Instructor's Manual".
      • On back cover, the Instructor's Edition ISBN 0-8442-5995-0, "Instructor's Edition, Not for Resale" and "To Place an order for this text, please use the student text ISBN: 0-8442-5994-2".
    • Same copyright page as the Student Edition, containing ISBN for both editions and printing line "7 8 9 0 1 VL 9 8 7 ... 3 2 1".
    • Publication month from Locus1.
    • "Cover illustration: François Robert" on copyright page. The artwork is repeated as a frontispiece in B&W and on each chapter's title page.
    • Each chapter concerns a single decade from Through World War I to The Nineties, and each is prefaced by an essay with sections: Timeline; Historical Context; Developments in Science Fiction; Science Fiction in Other Media [except for chapter 1], noted in the contents as single essays
    • Each story is preceded by a titled Author bio and each has Discussion Questions and Writing Topics at the end
    • Every paragraph of every story is numbered [to tie-in to Instructor's Manual]
    • There is no credit for the English language translation of Jules Verne's story, "Master Zacharius", but its opening line corresponds to the 1874 George M. Towle translation published by Sampson Low.
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Anthology Title: Decades of Science Fiction • anthology by Applewhite Minyard

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