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Inside science fiction, 2d ed.


Inside science fiction, 2d ed.

Gunn Gunn may mean:

In general:
  • Gunn High School, a high school in Palo Alto, California
  • Gunnr, one of the valkyries in Norse mythology
  • Gunn diode, a form of diode used in high-frequency electronics
  • Clan Gunn, a Highland Scots clan of Norse origin
, James James, person in the Bible
James, in the Gospel of St. Luke, kinsman of St. Jude. The original does not specify the relationship.
James, rivers, United States

Scarecrow Scarecrow

goes to Wizard of Oz to get brains. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]

See : Ignorance


can’t live up to his name. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz; Am.


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In this collection of essays, Gunn (English, U. of Kansas, emeritus e·mer·i·tus  
Retired but retaining an honorary title corresponding to that held immediately before retirement: a professor emeritus.

n. pl.
) discusses his relationship with science fiction as a writer and critic and offers several approaches to teaching works in the genre. He also discusses the film industry's treatment of science fiction and its impact on the "real world." This revised and expanded edition includes five articles published since the book's first publication in 1992.

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Date:Aug 1, 2006
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